Dragonflies belong to the Order of animals Odonata. All Odonates start life as gill-breathing larva living in water. After 2-5 years they metamorphose into winged adults. This perfect replica of the Great Blue Skimmer Dragonfly is crafted in cloisonne' enamal and hangs on a delicate sterling silver chain enhansed with tiny golden Swaravski crystals. Adjustable from 16" to 20" Comes beautifully packaged in a bamboo box with descriptions of the artist, the studio, and the spieces.