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Take your natural history lessons on the road with this evocative necklace featuring Darwin's hand drawn illustration of the tree of life which I set into a silver plated frame. Next to the illustration is a genuine fossil ammonite and a tiny journal to record your findings. I embellished the journal cover with a tiny dragonfly.

The illustration is a copy of a very famous one drawn by Charles Darwin in his journal while contemplating the process of evolution. I find especially compelling the phrase "I think" that appears at the top of Darwin's tree.

The paper on which the illustration is printed has been treated and covered with epoxy, so it is water resistant but not water proof.

The little journal is very cute and is an actual blank book, but it isn't really meant to be used. Four colors of books are available, please select your color when you check out. The ammonite is a genuine fossil and is millions of years old. Please keep in mind that each ammonite is unique and so yours will not look exactly like the one pictured.

***Please note that I am now using a different style of frame than the one pictured on BuzzFeed.***
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- Pendant including bail: 2-5/8" (66mm)
- Silver plated chain: 24" (61cm)
- Extender chain with leaf charm: 4" (10cm)

Please be sure to measure on yourself to see where this will fall (a piece of string cut to length works well for this purpose). This is a long necklace that will fall below the bust line on most women and mid-chest on most men.

- Ready to Ship (RTS) in 1 – 3 days.
- Ships via United States Postal Service in 1 – 3 days.
- Package typically arrives to US locations in 3-5 days after being mailed.
- International shipping will usually arrive 2 – 4 weeks after being mailed.

Your gorgeously eccentric jewelry will arrive packaged in a decorative box with a gold or silver bow, all ready for gift-giving.

Most of my jewelry is tarnish-resistant; however it will tarnish some over time if left stored in the open. The best way to prevent tarnishing is to store your jewelry in the plastic bag in which arrives (prolonged exposure to air and moisture is what causes tarnishing). Polish as needed with the enclosed soft cloth, which has been treated with a polishing agent.

- Tree of life: Silver plated brass, epoxy, paper
- Ammonite: Mineral fossil, metal bezel
- Book: Paper
- Chain: Silver plated brass

Payment is expected within 24 hours of purchase.
There is no smoking in my home or workshop.
Not suitable for children under 12.

Sandrandan Eccentrically Gorgeous Jewelry. We may become your new addiction! Popular Hand Crafted Jewelry and Fashion Accessories for yourself or for gift giving. Biology geeks, nerds and supporters of evolutionary science can wear this advocacy of education with pride. Hand crafted Necklace, Jewelry, Jewellery, Jewerly, and Accessories.
Sandra Sutherlin

Darwin Tree of Life Science Jewelry Ammonite Fossil Necklace for Your Evolving Style Drawing from His Journal Biology Paleontology Nerd Ware

$29.00 USD
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  • Handmade item
  • Materials: ammonite fossil, silver plated brass, miniature book, paper, epoxy, silver plated brass chain, silver plated brass stampings
  • Ships worldwide from Ohio, United States
  • Feedback: 2030 reviews
  • Favorited by: 481 people