This beautiful item is gold plated and features sparkling Swarovski Austrian Crystal elements. Swarovski crystals are optimized to be the most brilliant and are much more expensive than other crystals. Swarovski Crystals used in this pendant have far more facets than other crystals and reflect glamorously. It makes a perfect gift to your mother, valentine, and siblings. Item contains Swarovski crystal elements (components) but is not a Swarovski brand product.