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Orthoceras ("straight horn") is a genus of a now-extinct nautiloid cephalopod -- a once living, shell like organism. Each stone is polished to better reveal their lovely black and grey and off-white hues, and the vertebrae structure is clear as shown in the photos.
This set is predrilled (front to back) and ready for stringing into a matched necklace/earring set, or for use separately. The largest stone is approx. 39 x 24 mm., with an approx. 2 mm. hole. The two smaller ones are slightly different in size -- the smallest at approx. 34 x 14 mm., the larger at approx. 40 x 15 mm. The hole in this latter pendant (40 x 15 mm. one) is slightly chipped. Each of the smaller pendants has an approx. 1 mm. hole.

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larimar pendant with aquamarineThe bead of the week is our fabulous Larimar piece, perfect for a fine necklace with a silver chain. Wondering what to get mom for mother's day? This might be a good choice if her birthstone happens to be an aquamarine (note the small aquamarine accent), or if she -- like us -- is in love with the dreamy blue-sky look of Larimar.

Want to know more about Larimar? Check out our other blog post on this subject: 'L is for Larimar Beads'.

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