This beautiful Rose Qt pendulum is 1.5" long with chain its roughly 9" long. The chain is silver and has a clear ball at the tip of the chain to aide in balance and holding. The uses for a pendulum are different for many but the most common is :Using a pendulum is a simple way to access Divine guidance, and they are very accurate, if used correctly. The pendulum is a tool that is used to communicate with spirit via your higher self or your guides. This is one way that you can confidently make decisions based on a precise method. Example: Most of the time, if the answer to your question is "No" the pendulum will swing from side to side. A back-and-forth movement generally means the answer is & "Yes". If your pendulum swings in a clockwise direction means "yes", a counterclockwise direction means "no". Some hang there pendulum on a shelf for the stone to hang freely so that they can watch it swing when a certain energy walks by it. Some just love to wear them or have them as household decor. What ever the reason spiritual or not everything means something different to everyone.