This Chai Swarovski Crystal Pendant Gold Necklace is 16″ in length with a 1″ extender making this necklace adjustable 16″ – 17″. The Gold Chai pendant is encrusted with Swarovski Crystals and measures 0.75″ x 0.75″. The Hebrew word chai (חי), meaning “life” thought to bring good fortune and long life to ward off negative energy. Chai is a Hebrew word made up of two letters in the Hebrew alphabet – Chet and Yud – which together form the word Chai, meaning life or alive. Chai jewelry symbolizes the celebration of life. Wearing this pendant is a way of connecting to the immortality of the life of the Jewish nation and to state your connection to the entire Jewish nation across all time.