Dragonflies have been around for 300 million years. They symbolize change/transformations and new beginnings. This dragonfly is a limited edition of 100 pieces. It is cast of fine silver .990 (99%)pure. The dragonfly is hand enameled in layers with different colors and kiln fired several times. Each piece is hand sanded with 6-10 different grits of specialized sand paper and polished by Margaret. The dragonfly measures approximately 1 1/4 x 1" and hangs between 1.5mm sterling silver chain. A variety of lengths are available. Each piece is marked with the artist name and comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.