These PAVE DIAMOND SPIKE EARRINGS are a must for the 'minimalist jewelry lover'. They are ultra chic with just the right amount of sparkle. Pave Diamonds are set in a sterling silver spike/vertical bar that has been oxidized to give it an antique/black finish. Earrings are exactly 2-1/2". (Bar 2") Diamond spikes hang from oxidized sterling silver earring hooks but you can also choose 14k Gold Fill earring hooks.