You get the color you need with this fantastic Spiny Oyster! Some days all we want is a pop of color. Spiny Oyster is where we find this sunny red/orange in western jewelry ... and also here at LBJ! We love it!
Adorable, drop earrings that do not sacrifice attention to detail. 12mm Spiny Oyster is embellished with unique, .925 Sterling Silver square, beaded wire -- oxidized, sanded and burnished to the perfect finish. All silver .925 Sterling Silver
Spiny Oyster Rounds (12mm)
.925 Sterling Silver Ear Wires
Traditional silversmithing done in my Baltimore, 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 various. 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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Materials: 925 sterling silver, spiny oyster.