Close

Whoa! You can't favorite your own shop.

Whoa! You can't buy your own item.

Whoa! You can't favorite own item.

Whoa! You can't add your own item to a list.

Add this item to a treasury!

Close
You don't have any treasuries yet. Enter a title below to create one.
Close

This item has been added.

View your treasury.

Like this item?

Add it to your favorites to revisit it later.
Ah, chocolate. Despite its bitter taste, we love it dearly. Perhaps this has something to do with the serotonin and dopamine released into our brains when we eat it. Chocolate has many psychoactive chemicals: sugar, caffeine, anandamide (the bliss chemical), tryptophan, and the favored symbol of chocolate: theobromine.

Theobromine is a mild stimulant related to caffeine that makes up about 2% of cacao beans. It’s thought to elevate mood. The name theobromine is derived from Greek words, meaning "food of the gods." I would have to agree.

I’m especially fond of chocolate mixed with spicy chili, the way the Mayans enjoyed it 2,600 years ago. For the health benefits from the flavonoids and antioxidants in chocolate, choose the darkest varieties. Yum!

This necklace is based on the shape of the theobromine molecules. The pendant is made from quality, recycled/reclaimed sterling silver, is 1.5 inches wide, and is attached to a sterling silver snake chain that can be adjusted for length between 16 to 18 inches. It closes with a lobster clasp.

Each is packaged in a recycled gift box and includes an informational tag about theobromine.

[Last photo is Tatianna, a microbiology major and current (cycle 14) contestant on the reality TV show America's Next Top Model, wearing her theobromine necklace. Go, Tatianna!]

*******************************************************
see other theobromine items here: http://www.etsy.com/search_results_shop.php?search_type=user_shop_ttt_id_5165490&search_query=theobromine

*******************************************************
Customer comments about this necklace:

“Wonderfully crafted, and looks beautiful on.”

“Thanks so much! My wife loved it, and it was a great 1 year anniversary present. Great packing and adorable box as well.”

“Thank you for this beautiful necklace. Well constructed and packaged nicely. Supplied promptly. I gave to my chemistry loving niece for Christmas and she loved it.”

“Beautiful, elegant piece, and super fast arrival :)”

chocolate - theobromine molecule - necklace

$90.00 USD
Please select from the available options

Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: sterling silver, recycled sterling silver
  • Feedback: 2421 reviews
  • Ships from Hawaii, United States to select countries.
661