About Mariana: The artist and jewelery designer, Mariana has been creating unique and original exotic pieces of fashion jewellery since 1997. Marianas jewelery is internationally recognized in major fashion centers around the world. The quality and ever changing designs have enabled the Mariana brand to achieve substantial growth all over the world. Marianas designs appeal to women of all ages from the exuberance of youth to the confident sophisticated woman looking for that special piece to enhance her natural beauty. Each piece is hand crafted to the highest standard, layered with 18 carat rose gold, antique silver or antique gold. Mariana uses a colourful array of hand-made crystals, hand-cut gem stones and fabric beads combined with Swarovski crystals some of them antique and over 100 years old. Mariana jewellery has a lifetime guarantee and is nickel free. In order to preserve the item at its highest quality; avoid direct contact with water, moisturising creams or perfume. About Swarovski Crystal: In 1895, Daniel Swarovski, a Bohemian inventor and visionary, moved to the village of Wattens, Tyrol in Austria, with his newly-invented machine for cutting and polishing crystal jewelry stones. From this beginning that revolutionised the fashion world, Swarovski has grown to be the worlds leading producer of precision-cut crystal for fashion, jewelry and more.