|Robin Mollicone uses antique Italian hand made beads from the 1800's. She threads each bead one-by-one -- yes, she has the patience of a monk and we all love the more for it because she is willing to make this beautiful, delicate and precious jewelry. She calls her jewelry, The Science of Enlightenment, I am sure she is enlightened when she is threading beads! The nautical heart friendship bracelet is made of blue and white seed beads on adjustable navy silk cord. 18k yellow gold tiny heart charm in the center. one size fit's all.