This necklace is absolutely beautiful. It is a one-of-a-kind piece – by that mystery artist who created many of Rue’s custom pieces – and it is made of fine and unique materials. There are silver and gold beads, glass or mineral beads, and even large enamel beads on the 21″ necklace. The metal and enamel butterfly medallion is 1.25″ across. Rue wore this piece to a press conference about the horrors circus elephants endure because of the “hook” used to move them around – you can see the compassion and pain in her eyes as she holds the torture device and explains it use to the press. Besides appearing in the media, this necklace was worn in Rue’s personal life at times of great joy – being with her son and sister, two of her favorite people in the world. Comes with prints of the photos shown and a Certificate of authenticity.