These interesting glass earrings are made from "furnace glass" that has brightly colored striped inclusions. Very unusual and sure to be noticed; the beads are only 0.5 inches wide and tall. The style is classy and sophisticated. Comes in a nice white gift box with ARThouse logo and little card with title, description, and care instructions. Silver plated ear wires are tarnish resistant and lead and nickel-free. Also available in sterling silver.