This is a great piece! Because of my complexion, the silver looks beat on me. i had the brass at first but I am not a gold-toned/brass person in skin tone or hair color. I decided to return and hold out for the silver. It is perfect. it is a muted antiquish silver with a oxidized darker chain. Goes perfect with my silver strands of hair and I like the 16 inch so it rests nice on my skin/chest above a low cut scooped neck or a v-neck shirt. The 24 inch hung into the cleavage zone on low-cut shirts and didn't sit as nice, so I went with the 16. My daughter was born to this song. We now wear the necklaces proudly symbolizing our connection.