Large round bracelet with orange spiny oyster shell-SR 2205
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Large oval shell cuff bracelet. Crafted by Navajo artist James Lee. Set in solid sterling silver and genuine orange spiny oyster shell. His use of triangle wire for throughout the bracelets design makes this piece feel special. The oval setting measures 2" x 1"1/2. It has an inside measurement of 5"1/2 making it easy to shape to fit almost any wrist. Navajo artist James Lee original cuff bracelet Spiny Oyster Shell (orange colors) 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.