Handmade in Peru using traditional local materials. This piece features spondylus (or spiny oyster), which was used as currency in andean and coastal regions. Spondylus travelled far and wide, becoming a staple material used amongst indigenous nations in southwestern U.S.
925 Silver, Spondylus shell, chrysacolla, abalone shell.
Length: 1.2 cm
Width: 1.2 cm