This 13mm -dia. sterling silver hoop earring is crafted from 2mm tubing, making it lightweight and comfortable to wear. A closed ring allows you to add your own beads, drops, dangle or findings designs to create unique earrings. The hinged post simply clicks securely into the catch to create a fast, easy-to-use closure. Hoop earrings circle the ear from front to back and offer a wide variety of design options. This earring is plated with fine silver to ensure a bright white color and to help protect against tarnish.