The ring is securely soldered shut. An unsoldered ring can be attached if you prefer.
You can also purchase this pendant with a sterling silver chain for $30. If you don't find one available in the necklaces section, let me know and I'll create a listing for you.
***Orders will be shipped by airmail within 1-3 business days. For Canada and the USA, please allow 4-14 days for delivery. For international destinations, please allow 7-21 days for delivery.