These creations are unique pieces and never repeated. We are using old (50 to 100 years) & antique (over 100 years) ancient Silver Beads. If the age is not stated, we may use vintage Beads (20/50 years old) or newly created Beads. Silver is always 925 content minimum (sterling silver) or more 950 (solid silver- argent massif), 970 & 999 (pure silver). Precious & Semi-Precious Gemstones are guaranteed of excellent quality, as well as the findings (silk tread, tiger tail stringing wire, stoppers, etc...).Please do not hesitate to contact us for any complementary information. To the best of our knowledge, we will always be happy to help.