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You get the color you need with this fantastic Spiny Oyster! Some days all we want is a pop of the perfect, chili pepper red color -- Spiny Oyster is where we find this sunny red/orange in western jewelry ... and also here at LBJ! We love it!
The cutest post earrings you will own! Cushion cut squares in Spiny Oyster pop in this simple western design. Embellished with .925 Sterling beaded accent, they still remain small ... but pack a punch with the pop of color!
Spiny Oyster Cushion Cut Squares (8mm)
.925 Sterling Silver Back and Wires
Traditional silversmithing is done in my Kensington, MD studio.
Spiny Oyster was used by Native American artists to make inlays in fine jewelry. It comes from the shell of the bivalve mollusk, Spondylus varius. Like many other bivalve mollusks, the soft, meaty interior of Spondylus is edible, so the Spiny Oyster’s valued for its hard, outer shell as well as its interior meat. Despite its name, the Spiny Oyster’s much more closely related to the scallop than to the true oyster.
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