This is a very fashionable item made of bamboo beads. This particular bamboo is not like ordinary green hard dry looking bamboos. It is very rare and beautiful yellow groove bamboo that grow in rain forests. This is a beautiful collector species not commonly available. It's unusual yellow and green striped canes grow dense but do not stay after getting dry. Bright yellow coloration of the canes with the green stripe in the sulcus grooves is absolutely beautiful. The necklace is very stylish and completely handmade. The chords are beautiful in color and made of cotton. The clasp is also very easy to use as shown in the picture.