Heart pendant w/ purple spiny oyster shell-SWS 266
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Beautiful heart pendant. Set in solid sterling with genuine purple spiny oyster shell. The shell has various shades of purples and whites that swirl throughout the heart shape. The setting has simple elements that frame the heart shaped shell perfectly. Measuring 2" x 1" 3/8. The bail is large enough to accommodate up to a 8mm necklace.(purple spiny oyster shell necklace shown is sold separately- SKU ANA 1526) NAVAJO HANDCRAFTED HEART PENDANT Spiny Oyster Shell Living Spondylus shells are, indeed, very spiny, but the polished product looks very smooth the most used Spondylid Bivalve shell colors include orange, reds, and purples and may include distinct striations and color variations. One also finds pink, red, brown, yellow, orange, and white on the market. The Yellow Spiny Oyster’s especially rare. In the American Oceans, the Spondylids occur along the North American coasts, as far north as North Carolina, on the Atlantic Coast, and northwestern Mexico, on the Pacific Coast. It develops in waters to South America. The Orange Spiny Oyster occurs in shallow to moderately deep waters, where snorkelers and scuba divers readily harvest them. Purple Spiny Oysters grow in deeper water, making them more difficult to find and harvest.