african killer beads
Blister Pearl and Amethyst
The shell of an oyster blisters when foriegn substances, dirt or sand, become embeded in the lining and form more of an irritation than a true pearl. Still pretty, I think. These earrings are made from color enhanced blister shell and amethyst beads. The earwires are 14K gold filled. Light weight, this pair is approxamately 2 in from top of ear wire to bottom.
Abalone Shell and Amethyst
Abalone shell is used in some cultures for spiritual activities. These earrings are of abalone shell (ethically sourced) 5mm amethyst round beads and brass. Approximately 2 inches long.
Fresh Water Pearl and Amethyst
Coin-shaped fresh water pearls are accented with faceted clear crystals and rice shaped amethyst beads. Earr wires are sterling silver. Very stylish and very light weight. Approximately 2 in,
Batik Bone and Cowrie
Be a star in these dyed cow bone earrings from Kenya. Cowrie shells, once used as currency, dangle below. Solid brass findings and ear wires. Hand crafted using genuine African components.
Bronze Mother of Pearl
Faceted bronze mother of pearl shell rectangles feature beige jasper speckled spheres. Solid brass hand crafted findings.