This rich and sophisticate 20 inches, statement collar length necklace babero or bib style is made of the orange variety of Spiney Oyster shell, the rare kind also known as Spondylus princeps.
The big oyster medallion is the centerpiece of this unique necklace surrounded by onyx stones and barrels.
The closure is also sterling silver clasp, but vintage and oxidised look. Please note the length is the model is the length you get.
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.
1-3 business days
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Ship items back to me within: 14 days of delivery
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