Truly, beautiful handcrafted all American made German "Eagle" 5 Mark Cutaway Design Coin Necklace, are genuine German 5 Mark coins that are the size of a U.S. Half Dollar. the coins are in extra fine condition. To start the process a small hole is drilled in the coin, then a very fine jewelers saw blade is inserted through the hole and worked around the coins design, cutting away the background. Leaving the coins figure floating inside its outer edge rim. The figure is then selectively layered in Brilliant Gold & Silver, the gold & silver work is completed by hand. Each work of art comes mounted in a beautiful Gold Filled plain edge type bezel and on a good quality 14K gold layered 24 in. rope chain. and in a nice jewelry box.