Surgical Hypoallergenic Stainless Steel Stud Earrings with Cubic Zirconia, sold in pair. If you have multiple ear piercings and looking for graduated sizes, add difference sizes to cart and buy together to get discount. Why buy Stainless Steel Jewelry? Steel is hypoallergenic which means it is an excellent alternative for wearers with allergies and sensitivity to base metals such as Copper, Brass, Lead. Type 316L stainless steel is also used as starter earrings for newly pierced ears. Steel jewelry is also gaining popularity, due to its resistance to rust, oxidation and discoloration. It will not fade or chip over time. .