Let your earrings shine in every aspect with these Hill Tribe silver earring components. These earring components are handmade by silver smiths of the Karen Hill Tribe in northern Thailand. They are made from a high content of silver, one that is even higher than sterling silver. What's more, when you buy these earwires, you are helping sustain a traditional craft as well as providing the Karen people with a reliable source of income. Because each piece is made by hand the attention to detail is outstanding, ensuring that even basic components like these are unique treasures.