Purple spiny oyster shell 18″ necklace-ANA 1526
Beautiful purple coloring is from the an oyster shell that is found deep in the ocean. Measuring 18″ in length with silver cones at the end with a clasp and 2″ extension. The necklace has a raw texture to it. Easy to wear. (heart pendant show is sold separately SKU: SWS 266)
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Purple spiny oyster shell 18″ necklace-ANA 1526 Details
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.