The swaying shape of the leaves reminds me of palm trees in a way. Maybe not to you but it's a pleasing shape and also flattering because of the delicate shape and length. Oxidized silver-plated metal never tarnishes. 2" drop. FREE SHIPPING in Canada and continental US. Flat rate to UK and select European countries for orders up to $149.99 CAD. Free shipping to UK, etc for orders over $150.00 CAD.