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|Metal||Fine Sterling Silver|
|Material||Silver 98%, Copper 2%|
-- Karen Hill Tribe Sterling Silver Swirl Round Dangle Hoop Earrings -- The Original Tribal Design Ring of Karen Hill Tribe silver Earrings. Clear Round Circle Silver wire and Swirl Round Charm Dangle on the Center of the Hoop. -- Karen Hill Tribe silver -- Karen Hill Tribe silver products are Handmade silver jewelry which use 98% silver as material. The high silver content make it easy to work by hand Without any machine and electrical use in working process, Karen silversmith use only hand tools for their silver work process. Craftsmanship technique pass through their generations make Hill Tribe silver product have unique design pattern on their product. Even now they use some machine in their process. But the main part still using only hammer and hand tools which keep their product still have Silversmith spirit. Working best with Hammer and other Hand tools, raw silver material need to soft enough to bend and change shape. So they can't add more material in raw silver (Pure silver is soft and easy to bend and lose their shape). They add only small amount of Copper (about 2%) mix with pure silver (99.98% silver). Adding some Copper to strengthen silver product to keep their silver product shape but can't add more than this because it will make silver too hard which very hard to work by hand tools. While Sterling silver have silver content 92.50% with other metal, Sterling silver is machine work product that can add more material and get more strength than Hill Tribe silver. So there are no Lead and Chromium which cause of Allergy.