Keum-Boo Earrings are a rare find in today’s choice of ear wear. They will create a fashion statement the first time worn. Keum-Boo is a Korean art form that is an ancient process. In simplest terms this procedure includes applying 24K gold foil to silver through heat. In actuality, the technique requires something called depletion gilding. Sterling silver will go through multiple heating stages to reduce the sterling silver to fine silver. Once this stage is complete, then the gold foil can be attached. Additional patterning of the metal further enhances the overall effect. In conclusion, no two pair of earring will ever look the same creating yet another layer of uniqueness. It is a fascinating method and one that hopefully will intrigue you as well. This particular pair of earrings measure 1-5/8″ by 5/8.” This includes gold fill ear wires and jump rings.