These beautiful dolphin earrings are amazing. The total length including the hooks is 1 3/4 inches. If your Animal Totem is Dolphin, dolphin represents The power of Breath and Sound. The Abalone shell is not only beautiful but has some wonderful meanings. Abalone shells help to stimulate psychic development and intuition. It is wonderful in promoting the power of imagination. It is very calming and can help with emotions during a deep healing. Best of all abalone is great to have for support of your self growth.