Stainless steel´s extremely shiny surface with almost no uneven traces is highly appreciated. Furthermore, it is a hard, scratch-resistant and stainless material. Stainless steel does not tarnish and allergies to it are very rare.
Surgical Steel 316L
Surgical steel 316L, originally used in medical implants (e.g. artificial joints), has now become the most important material for piercings. It is characterized by its extremely shiny surface with practically no uneven traces. Surgical steel is also very scratch-resistant.However, it is not advisable to use surgical steel for first-time piercings since its nickel component as part of the alloy may become active when in contact with the sore salt of a newly pierced skin (we recommend to use Titanium G23 or Bioplast instead). Surgical steel can be worn without any trouble once the piercing hole is healed because Nickel cannot be absorbed by the body anymore. Allergies to surgical steel 316L are rare.
Swarovski is an Austrian company which was founded in 1895 and which has achieved a high degree of brand awareness ever since. The machine-grounded Swarovski glass crystals are high-quality processed. Thanks to their noble and diamond-like look, they are particularly appreciated in the jewelry production.
PVC (Polyvinyl chloride) is a soft and elastic material (commonly referred to as ´plastic´). PVC´s main features are very high resistance, minimum weight and thermal conductivity. PVC is skin-friendly and allergies to it are rarely found. injuries resulting from wearing PVC jewels are very unlikely due to its softness and elasticity.