Spiny Oyster Rondelle Beads, 6MM Spiny Oyster Beads, Spiny Oyster Button Beads, Purple Spiny Oyster, Orange Spiny Oyster, Red Spiny Oyster

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Spiny Oyster Rondelle Beads, 6MM Spiny Oyster Beads, Spiny Oyster Button Beads, Purple Spiny Oyster, Orange Spiny Oyster, Red Spiny Oyster

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Material

Pearl & shell

Spiny Oyster Rondelle Beads, 6MM Spiny Oyster Beads, Spiny Oyster Button Beads, Purple Spiny Oyster, Orange Spiny Oyster, Red Spiny Oyster, One 16' Strand

*** Note: the strands pictured are representative of the strand you will receive. Because these beads come from a natural material and are hand cut, please expect slight imperfections in shape, size and color. The beads come in three colors, purple, red and orange. Please choose the color you would like from the drop down. ***

Material Type - Spiny Oyster Shell beads

General Description - Spiny Oyster shells are found in the Sea of Cortez, off the coast of the Baja Mexico and Baja California. As the name implies, Spiny Oysters are covered with menacing spines but despite its name, these creatures are not true oysters and are more closely related to scallops. They are prized for their brilliant colors (purple, orange, red and yellow). The color of the shell is dependant on the depth these creatures are found in - at 0 to 60 feet the shells are purple; at 60 to 90 feet the shell is white; and at 90 feet and deeper, the shells are red and orange.

Quantity or Length - one 16 inch strand; approximately 170-173 beads
Size - 6mm in diameter; various widths between 2mm to 3mm
Shape - rondelle or button shaped
Color - choose the color you would like from the drop down - choose from purple, red or orange
Clarity - opaque
Treatment (if known) - color has probably been enhanced
Fun Fact - The Spiny Oyster shell has been used for adornment since ancient times and artifacts have been found in the sites of the Aztecs, Anasazi, Mogollon and Hohokam.
Spiny Oyster Rondelle Beads, 6MM Spiny Oyster Beads, Spiny Oyster Button Beads, Purple Spiny Oyster, Orange Spiny Oyster, Red Spiny Oyster, One 16' Strand

*** Note: the strands pictured are representative of the strand you will receive. Because these beads come from a natural material and are hand cut, please expect slight imperfections in shape, size and color. The beads come in three colors, purple, red and orange. Please choose the color you would like from the drop down. ***

Material Type - Spiny Oyster Shell beads

General Description - Spiny Oyster shells are found in the Sea of Cortez, off the coast of the Baja Mexico and Baja California. As the name implies, Spiny Oysters are covered with menacing spines but despite its name, these creatures are not true oysters and are more closely related to scallops. They are prized for their brilliant colors (purple, orange, red and yellow). The color of the shell is dependant on the depth these creatures are found in - at 0 to 60 feet the shells are purple; at 60 to 90 feet the shell is white; and at 90 feet and deeper, the shells are red and orange.

Quantity or Length - one 16 inch strand; approximately 170-173 beads
Size - 6mm in diameter; various widths between 2mm to 3mm
Shape - rondelle or button shaped
Color - choose the color you would like from the drop down - choose from purple, red or orange
Clarity - opaque
Treatment (if known) - color has probably been enhanced
Fun Fact - The Spiny Oyster shell has been used for adornment since ancient times and artifacts have been found in the sites of the Aztecs, Anasazi, Mogollon and Hohokam.

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Greer, South Carolina
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On Etsy since 2007
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If for some reason your purchase does not live up to your expectations, you may return it for a refund of the purchase price not including the original shipping charges. Please contact me within 7 days of receipt for return approval. Returns should be carefully repackaged and mailed to the return address provided. All items returned must be in original condition. Upon safe receipt of your return, I will process your exchange or refund. Return shipping charges will not be refunded.

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Once payment is made, I will ship your package within 3 business days. Your purchase will be safely wrapped and shipped in a bubble envelope. I typically ship via United States Postal Service First Class Mail but can ship Priority or FedEx if requested. Please e-mail me for the revised shipping cost for alternate methods.

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Regarding lost packages, I ship all domestic packages with a USPS tracking number. Once a package is shipped, I will notify you with the date shipped and the tracking number. I cannot be responsible for packages that are lost where no insurance was purchased. Insurance is at buyers request if not specified in the listing.

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Please note that if you live in South Carolina, you will be charged the appropriate sales tax for the state and county. Customers who live outside of SC, will not be charged sales tax but will be responsible for any taxes imposed by their respective state law. If you are a customer who lives in SC and would like to purchase for resale, please send me a copy of your resale certificate and I will be happy to waive the sales tax.

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