A smooth zig zag design, glossy and gorgeous. Each bead is 11 mm wide and 7 1/2 mm in width, each with handcrafted variations in color, as shown. They are capped with Sterling Silver Bali bead caps, 4mm black crystal bicone accent beads and tiny 2mm round Sterling beads. The Ave beads are highly polished, sparkly faceted black onyx beads, 8mm, with Sterling Silver ring caps. The rosary measures 25 1/2 inches to the middle of the third decade.Crucifix is 2 1/8 inches tall, centerpiece is 7/8 of an inch tall. Very nice weight in the hand. This rosary is a timeless treasure - made with dedication to every detail. And absolutely one of a kind! Any questions, please ask and thank you!