The choker isn't leaving, in fact, it's a BESTSELLER. This choker is on a 9-inch chain and plated in 14k Gold. Choose from 14k gold plated or polished brass. All jewelry is hypoallergenic and handmade by Nina Berenato. Unsure about brass? It is polished to be a bright, shiny, light gold color. To clean brass, all you need is a jewelry polishing cloth or shine bright jewelry soap!