Jewish star of David necklace that make up the words LOVE is cast in 925 sterling silver, lead and nickel free. Being that silver is a precious metal, there is no need to worry about skin allergies or discoloration to your skin. After the completion of each piece, the jewelry is polished to a brilliant shine and then plated in yellow 14k gold. The necklace is then handset with cubic zirconia stones. These stones do not become filmy, and never lose their shine or sparkle. To maintain the beauty of your magen david charm necklace, simply wipe it down after wearing to remove any skin oils and properly store it in an air-free plastic bag to prevent tarnishing.