These pretty earrings are handmade in Romanian Point Lace technique with DMC Metallic Silver Pearl thread. The hooks are hypo allergenic Sterling Silver or Platinum plated. They are also sold as a kit and each kit contains: DMC Metallic Silver Pearl thread for making the simple braids and for the needle lace stitches; reusable fabric pattern; 1 sharp pointed needle and sewing coloured thread for basting the braids on the fabric pattern; 1 tapestry needle size 24 for needle lace stitches; hypo allergenic Sterling Silver 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"(5cm) in diameter.