Made from 16 gauge dead hard silver plate tarnish resistant wire, this bracelet is suited for someone with a larger wrist. . It is set with a black glass bead with AB coating. The bead along with the central scroll acts as a latch for the bracelet. So no worry about it sliding over the hand like a bangle. The opening of the bracelet measures 2.5" in height and 3.15" in width fitting a 9" circumference.