Jewelry is fragile and should be handled with care. Excessive bending will cause the pieces to break. In order to achieve a long lifespan of your jewels, keep adjustments to a minimum. We are not responsible for damages caused by excessive bending. Keep out of extreme heat or cold. Do not expose to continuous moisture. Our items are made of silver or gold plated pewter and brass. Any allergies to these metals may cause a discoloration to skin. Please consider this when purchasing our items.