This is a piece of paper, picked up by a strong wind, flying away, and it is never ever coming down. This piece is made of 14 gauge brass, to give it the strength to hold its shape unsupported. the majority of the piece has been heated to bring the copper to the surface, and give it a purple hue, and the edges have been polished to let the brass shine through. Truly, this is a gorgeous piece of art for your neck. Its about 1 inch long.