The Alchemy Triangle Earrings are funky ,new type of hoops that will add a certain swag to any outfit. They have become one of our best sellers Inspired by the Alchemy symbol of Physical and Spiritual Transformation. Alchemy is based upon the natural phenomenon of growth. According to Alchemists through the self development the consciousness of man can be transformed from base animal desires (represented by the metals) into a pure, golden and enlightened consciousness; can ignorance, through proper endeavor and training, be transmuted into wisdom; metals can be transformed into gold. (credited http://artof4elements.com/entry/50/what-is-alchemy) The Alchemy Triangle Earrings are made of Brass with Gold Filled ear wires. They are super lightweight and fall mid neck. This piece is made to order , please allow 1 to 2 weeks for shipment. These earrings are made of Brass, do not order if you have any Brass allergy.