This product is made by ebony ,and brass ear acupuncture needle. The wood part didn't go though any painting process.It shows the original color and favor of wood. The color of ebony easily match every style you doll up Product size length :22mm diameter of the bottom edge : 9mm 1.It is normal for handmade products which have litter size difference (less than 3%). 2.Due to the unique of each wood,the veined pattern may have some difference between real goods and the product photos. 3.It is normal for the color of brass becoming darker after oxidation. 4.It is better to take off earrings during shower or any chance to contact water.