Take a look at this awesome handmade Sterling Silver amulet by Crystal Hartman. The focal point of this Sterling Silver Pendant is a natural Orthoceras fossil cabochon. This is a unique specimen as this particular Orthoceras has a tentacle or group of tentacles that were preserved. Usually only the shell has been fossilized. This gorgeous natural fossil gem is un-backed and is set into the fabulous Sterling Silver Pendant with Orthoceras Fossil with handmade prongs that mimic plant leaves and vines. This is the general theme of the organic style Sterling Silver amulet by Colorado Jewelry artisan Crystal Hartman. The vines and leaves wrap around the fossil to the back which has been left open so you can see all sides of the natural fossil cabochon. The beautiful black and grey colors of the fossil gemstone make it easy to wear and match with any outfit. The Sterling Silver Pendant with Orthoceras Fossil hangs from a handmade matching Sterling Silver bale which will accommodate most standard silver chains and even larger silver chains and leather cords. Add this one of a kind handmade silver amulet to your gemstone silver jewelry or fossil jewelry collection today. Artisan handmade in the USA. Orthoceras appeared 500 Million years ago becoming extinct during the Devonian period 385 Million years ago. The name means straight horn, referring to the characteristic long, straight, conical shell. The preserved shell is all that remains of this ancestor of our modern-day squid. Found Fossilizing in marine rock, especially limestone, this one was discovered in the Atlas Mountain Range in southern Morocco. They have been discovered up to 14 feet long! This particular Orthoceras is unique and rare as it has one tentacle or group of tentacles left.
Sterling Silver Pendant with Orthoceras Fossil
This handmade Sterling Silver amulet features a 25 carat Orthoceras Fossil cabochon from the Atlas Mountains in Morocco. The Sterling Silver Pendant with Orthoceras Fossil measures 2 3/4 inches long X 3/4 inch wide.