This rich and sophisticate 22 inches necklace is made of the 2 varieties of Spiney Oyster; the orange kind also known as Spondylus princeps and the purple kind also known as Spondylus calcifer.
Double wear and reversible necklace You just flip the necklace and you can show the orange or the purple medallion, is like having two necklaces in one piece.The big oyster medallion is the centerpiece of this unique necklace.
Other stones present are: green aventurine, red agate, purple garnet and white cultured pearls in many layers for a royalty Cleopatra princess look . The closure is also sterling silver clasp, but vintage and oxidised look.
WHAT IS SPINY OYSTER?
Spiny Oyster is the most precious and rare shell, more expensive than abalone and mother of shell. Sterling silver toggle clasp. It have been use by Navajo and other indian ethnicities around the ancient America in the making of high valued jewels because the shell suppose to attract wealth and prosperity.
In some countries like Ecuador the shell have been overfished for doing this kind of jewelry, that the specie is protected and banned for fishing today, this piece is vintage, made by La Perla designs in Ecuador.
Post silver earrings in jade, Spiney oyster and pearls , perfect match for the necklace also available for an extra fee.
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