Aurea's unique and sustanible earrings are handcrafted by skilled artisans in a remote rural area in central Brazil. These earrings are made from jaboncillo seed beads and syngonanthus nitens also known as golden grass. Golden grass, is a light and durable flowering plant native to the Brazilian wilderness that gets its nickname from the golden sheen it naturally produces. 1.75 inch in length. Nickel-free hooks.