These beautiful earrings are handmade in Romanian Point Lace technique with Nordic Gold Iridescent White thread. The hooks are hypo allergenic Sterling Silver or Platinum plated. They are sold as a kit and each kit contains: Nordic Gold Iridescent White 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 for crocheting the braids(not Included in the kit). The finished size of the earrings is 2"(5cm) in diameter.