Hearts. A long standing symbol representing something that human beings are innately capable of: love, compassion, pain, joy, and more. It has been documented throughout history and continues to have a prominent place in modern life. I placed a sterling silver heart on the back of the necklace. It seemed to be the right place to add. Then I added yellow gold filled wire to accentuate the sterling silver. Black onyx beads, yellow gold filled beads and wire, sterling silver bar, beads, and components, 16"