Variya

Specializing in Titanium & Niobium Earrings

New York, United States · 2522 Sales

Variya

Specializing in Titanium & Niobium Earrings

New York, United States 2522 Sales On Etsy since 2009

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Announcement   Hypoallergenic earrings you can trust in Titanium and Niobium. I specialize in Titanium & Niobium Earrings for metal allergies and extra sensitive skin. I also specialize in Custom Bridal Jewelry. All of my pieces are designed and hand-crafted by me, of course! Please contact me for your custom design for any occasion.
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Last updated on Jul 25, 2016

Hypoallergenic earrings you can trust in Titanium and Niobium. I specialize in Titanium & Niobium Earrings for metal allergies and extra sensitive skin. I also specialize in Custom Bridal Jewelry. All of my pieces are designed and hand-crafted by me, of course! Please contact me for your custom design for any occasion.
Lots of photos, info and fun: http://titanium-earrings.blogspot.com/
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/variyajewelry
Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/variya
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/variyajewelry
Twitter: http://twitter.com/variya

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robbkat1

robbkat1 on Aug 20, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Beautiful and great quality. The only issue with these are the little plastic backings. I typically wear the same earrings everyday and only remove them to clean them every once in a while. I noticed that the plastic backing became stretched out after I took them off the first time. They slide on/off too easily now and I'm worried about losing my earrings.

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About

Pure Metals for Sensitive Ears

I began crafting jewelry because of a metal allergy that was so severe I was reacting to my own wedding rings! I had been told by my doctor I could never adorn my ears with any metals because of my reactions. I was a bit stubborn and had a hard time accepting that I could create beautiful earrings and not wear them. So I went in search of a new way. As I learned about Titanium and Niobium I was filled with excitement about the fresh possibilities. I couldn't believe that after eight years I could adorn my ears with beautiful jewelry with absolutely no allergic reaction!

There is a growing chorus of people expressing their sensitivity to certain metals. There is also growing research verifying these lived experiences. The medical journal Dermatologica Sinica states "Metals are common allergens that frequently induce contact dermatitis. The prevalence of allergies to individual metals has been reported in many studies. However, people normally have contact with metallic substances in the form of alloys, not pure metals. Such alloys are found in common objects." They also state "Several factors are involved in the potential development of metal-induced allergy. When in close contact with skin for long enough, metals can react with sweat and other body fluids to form a concentration of ions sufficient to initiate an allergic reaction ... patients suspected of having a metal allergy may actually be sensitive to more than one element of a metallic alloy."

For more of this research:
http://www.derm-sinica.com/article/S1027-8117%2811%2900040-1/fulltext#sec1

More resources on metal allergies:

http://dermnetnz.org/dermatitis/jewelry-allergy.html

http://www.jewelrylessons.com/article/metals-and-metals-allergies-what-you-should-know-whe

My style has an intrinsic vintage-modern flair which influences my designs. I often marry my pure metals with semi-precious stone because the true beauty of both is so very complimentary. I love enabling people to have happy ear lobes as well as being a resource for custom design to allow them to wear beautiful pieces that honestly reflect their own personal style. I use grade 1 pure titanium and pure niobium.

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    I design and hand-craft all of my pieces from beginning to end: from concept to cutting and polishing the allergy free wire to implementing the design to packing and shipping your order. Thank you for supporting hand-made!

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