Yes this is a real birch leaf! She's been dried, and electroformed with the warmest colors of the season! Her copper sheen has been preserved in a high quality antitranish sealant to keep her shining year after year!
Due to natural variations in these genuine leaves, actual pendant may vary slightly. But they are all maple, copper, tarnish resistant
For how delicate they may look, they are mostly made of metal and pretty sturdy. Hug and adventure with no fear!