This sterling silver pendant features a beautiful carved starfish in orange spiny oyster shell. Set in a silver bezel and surrounded by beaded silver accents. The silver has a matte finish. All metal is solid 925 sterling silver.
In ancient South American cultures, spiny oyster shells were more valuable than gold and silver. Only Shamans or elders were allowed to wear or use them.
Spiny oyster shells are found only in the Gulf of California. They are very difficult to harvest and polish which makes spiny oyster much sought after by collectors. Carved pieces are even more valuable.
Pendant dimensions: 50 x 40 mm (2 x 1-5/8 inch)
Pendant comes on an 18 inch chain. Matching beaded spiny oyster necklace shown in photos is available separately.
The one of a kind pendant is ready for shipping and will be shipped within 24-72 hours from purchase. You will receive the exact ring pictured above in a gift box with ribbon.
FREE silver polishing cloth included with all orders of $20 or more.