hand anodized niobium chainmaille with aura quartz crystal
fluorite & steel earrings
hand formed steel hoop with rainbow fluorite beads
peacock niobium & quartz chainmaille earrings
anodized niobium chainmaille in a byzantine weave and quartz crystal earrings.
turquoise and gold chainmaille earrings
turquoise and gold anodized aluminum in a byzantine chainmaille weave, with large turquoise scales
niobium anodization process
Niobium is a semi-precious hypoallergenic metal that changes color when an electric current is run through it (called anodizing). Tiny changes in voltage and timing can affect the color, so anodized niobium forms lovely lustrous hues.