Pair of earrings loosely based on a 1610 rapier (sword used mainly for stabbing). People still fight with rapiers as a sport. see for yourself: http://www.bruchius.com/Eng/gallery.html You want to buy the real rapier, go to http://www.danelliarmouries.com/index.php/custom-swords/rapiers/86-swept-hilt-rapier-c-1610 Includes two rapier earrings. They have holes to attach earring hooks. Hooks are not included.