These pretty earrings are handmade in Romanian Point Lace technique with Lizbeth variegated cotton threads, Autumn Spice, size 20. The hooks are hypo allergenic Sterling Silver or Platinum plated. The earrings are also sold as a Kit and each kit contains: variegated threads, No.136 Autumn Spice, size 20 for making the simple braids and for the needle lace stitches; 1 tapestry needle size 24 for needle lace stitches; fabric pattern; sewing thread and 1 sharp pointed needle for basting the braids; hypoallergenic Silver Sterling or Platinum plated hooks and easy-to-follow, step-by-step illustrated instructions. A steel crochet hook(hk) 1.15-1.25mm(10-9 steel U.S.A.) is required. The finished size of the earrings is 2.75" x 0.9"(7cm x 2.3cm).