Niobium is a nickel-free inert metal. It is very resistant to corrosion and other reactions, and is used in medical implants. Niobium is not plated or painted, so will not flake or chip. It is anodized, meaning it is colored by dipping it into an electrically charged "bath." Because it contains no nickel, lead, or other additives, most people with metal allergies can safely wear niobium.
Niobium Colors will vary: Colors from different batches, especially teal, may not exactly match. Teal ear wires and teal jump rings will look nice together, but are almost guaranteed to be different shades.
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TierraCast Earring Hook Findings, Niobium - Bronze and Copper Color
3 Reviews /
Avg Rating: 10 /10
TierraCast® French hook style bronze colored niobium ear wires. Bronze-colored niobium with bright copper 3mm ball. 20 gauge, nickel free. Meets EU Nickel Directive. Niobium is very resistant to corrosion and other reactions. The wire is 99.9% pure niobium (a nickel-free, inert metal). Safe for most people with metal allergies.
I work in oxidized copper and ceramic clay so my ear wires need to be complementary to my other materials. These niobium wires are ideal and give my purchasers a pair of hypo-allergenic wires they can wear in comfort!
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By Carly Wolberg on 10/26/2014
I have very sensitive ears, and the Niobium TierraCast Ear Wire was absolutely the perfect solution for earrings. They never bothered my ears and looked great at the same time. I highly recommend going with these earrings!
NUTS FOR NIOBIUM
By Barbara Hanselman on 5/21/2014
Well designed as well as functional, these niobium ear wires are the best! Hypo-allergenic, they can be worn by all with no fear of a reaction.