To shape necklaces perfectly and easily a neck mandrel is essential. Ours is polished (or brushed) cast iron, and beautifully crafted in Italy. You can work metals or use the neck mandrel to form wax. Your necklaces will be the perfect length and fit every time. Measures 8-1/2" x 7-3/4" x 7". Weighs 6.5 lbs.