A yardstick is a form of measure, “a standard for making a critical judgement” a way to KNOW what’s important to you. Everyone’s standard is different, and that's ok. This piece is meant as a reminder to know what’s important to you, measure it daily, if it doesn’t bring you joy, change it. This custom piece is hand made, enameled and engraved by hand. It measures exactly 1" and is in 14Kt Yellow Gold on a 17" 14Kt Yellow gold cable link chain. Total length is 18"