This product is created with high standards of design and quality. This product has been designed, modeled and handmade in Denmark and Germany. It has been forged from brass metal and then carefully gold plated. Chains are micro-plated. Excessive bending can crack plating. Natural markings, deviation in form and colour variations are inherent in these raw materials this is especially true to mirco-plated products. We strongly recommend properly storing this product in packaging provided when not using this product.