Bumblebee Jasper & Whelk Necklace
Origins/Source/Inspiration- Bumble Bee Jasper/Cabochon Cut Gemstone, is a complex calcium carbonate mineral with inclusions of arsenic and manganese oxides. Collected tiny whelk, translated into production mold for lost wax casting process.
Bumblebee Jasper approximate size 16x9mm in hand-fabricated prong setting. Setting has a frame of metal on the backside to show the reverse of the stone. Gemstone setting is attached to Whelk charm accent, 10x5mm. Setting hangs from a sturdy cable chain approximate length 18" with spring ring clasp. All metal is sterling silver with a blackened finish.