Braided leather is both strong and beautiful. This black 18-inch necklace is 3.5mm in diameter and is finished with a .925 sterling silver clasp. This is a great design component for men or for women. Combine it with an antiqued silver pendant or one of our wonderful ceramic pendants! As you may have discovered, there are many more choices at Artbeads.com! This is also available in other colors, and in choker-length.