Add water. Add flowers. Add you! These earrings are made from pure high quality Stainless Steel which is a hypoallergenic metal great for sensitive skin. Stainless Steel is a non-porous, water resistant, and strong. Pieces are dipped and assembled in Los Angeles in real 18 karat Gold then coated with the highest quality clear coat resin which prevents tarnishing for years to come. This new way of artisan gold dipping provides the longest lasting and most brilliant matte gold finish.