15mm Silver Drop Earring with Baby Blue Crystal
Glittering Austrian crystal with a pink hue elegant to the last. These earrings are nickel free and hypoallergenic for sensitive ears. More severe skin reactions to jewelry are usually caused by nickel contained in the metal. A nickel allergy can occur at any age.
It typically manifests 12-48 hours after first contact. The reaction may appear as an itchy, red rash with watery blisters. The affected area is usually restricted to the site of contact, although, it can sometimes be found on other parts of the body. Once a nickel allergy has developed, you will likely have this same reaction every time the metal touches your skin.
Rhinestones were rock crystals gathered from the river Rhine, hence the name. Austrian Crystal is not a trademark in of itself but it might as well be. Austrian Crystal is manmade, essentially a creative cutting of hand blown glass. Thanks to Daniel Swarovski who invented the modern Rhinestone, Austria has an enduring place in costume jewelry history. In 1955 the Aurora Borealis, a thin coating applied to crstal stones to produce an iridescent effect. It tends to reflect whatever colour is worn near it.