Silver Forest has been an industry leader and timeless earring manufacturer for over 30 years! Their earrings are enchanting, playful, filled with color, texture, and movement. The difference is in the details. Earwires are surgical steel or surgical steel with an 18k gold overlay. There is no nickel used in the plating process. They use genuine semi-precious stones, glass beads, natural materials, and genuine Austrian Crystal to accent. Metals consist of raw brass or copper. All jewelry is lead-free and cadmium-free and soldered, never glued. Ask us about the Silver Forest customer loyalty program that keeps customers coming back! Try this program for 6 months and if you wish to discontinue, Silver Forest will refund the retailer for all returned items. Free freight on opening orders! Made in the USA!