this is a well made, cute, colorful, bohemian necklace. great with jeans and a casual top. unsure why it's classified as a "youth" necklace", as it's the same length (17") as the other adult necklaces made by the same artisans. it's not bulky, yet not too small. the silver colored swirls are around 1/2" in diameter. it hangs around an inch from the base of my neck in the front, so it's not too tight like a choker. My husband even complimented it. I only rated it 4 because the closure is just a hook and eye. Had it been a lobster claw, I'd give it a 5.