An exquisite pair of quality set silver bezel earrings with adorning fossil ammonites discovered in Madagascar, delicately polished revealing the internal structure of this ancient creatures shell. the ancient transformed into something beautifully modern.
Through a process of osmosis, minerals transform the interior of the shells chambers, creating crystal clusters to form, this is processed through the action of imbuing, resulting in mineral deposits throughout the internal structure. These minerals consist of quartz and calcite, formed over millions of years during the shells external fossilisation process.
Genus: Cleoniceras ammonite. Cleoniceras
Age: Cretaceous, 135,000,000 to 65,000,000 years.
Origin: North East Madagascar. East Africa, the South Indian Ocean.
Cleoniceras bracelet measurements.
Width: 0.8 cm
Depth: 0.3 cm
Ammonite weight: 0.003 g