Painter’s Palette Pendant handcrafted in Fine Sterling Silver
Ships in a Starborn Branded Gift Box.
Abalone Shell - Also known as Paua or Ormer, Abalone Shell is a colorful calcium carbonate that has a rainbow of iridescence in wave-like patterns. Abalone grow a layer of nacre, or mother of pearl, inside of their shells which then is used as the displayed surface of pearls. These thin nacre layers are also a calcium carbonate structure which is known as Aragonite.
Mother of Pearl - Mother of pearl, also known as nacre, is an iridescent material than grows as the innermost layer of a mollusk shell. Mother of pearl can occur in a variety of mollusks, each displaying their own color such as white, grey, silver or blue. Possibly the most popular Mother of pearl is the abalone as it displays vivid patterns of green, purple and silvery tones.
Turquoise - Turquoise is a semiprecious and typically opaque phosphate mineral which displays a waxy luster and grows in massive nodules. Turquoise can range from robin egg blue to green-blue. Each turquoise mine produces specimens that have their own distinctive characteristics.