Description This pendant is made from 3 parts: Star of David wuth Chai, gold filled circle and silver circle. The Star of Magen David has Hebrew word Chai in center. Chai symbolizes life - livelihood in anything able to give and influence is called "Chai". It is hand engraved in Hebrew on the silver circle "Shema Yisrael Adonai Eloheinu Adonai Echad" which means "Hear, O Israel: the Lord is our God, the Lord is One". All silver parts are made from 925 Sterling Silver. The silver is actual silver, not bonded or plated. The gold circle is gold filled, not gold plated. Gold filled is a much more durable product than gold plate. Gold plated jewelry has a smaller percentage of gold and goes through a different manufacturing process than gold filled jewelry. Hand made and hand engraved in Israel. Diameter 2cm/0.85inches Condition: new Chai is a word that is equal to the number 18 in numerology, which is considered a fortunate number which keeps away evil energies. The "Chai" can be found embedded in synagogues, in Holy Scripture and places holy to the Jewish religion.