Insouciant Studios Perched Trilobite Earrings


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Insouciant Studios "Perched Trilobite" Earrings from the Natural History Collection

These earrings feature 100% natural fossil trilobites (Phacops sp., Devonian) hand drilled (by me) and set on 14k gold filled earwires and findings, accented with champagne biwa pearls and pale green moss agate. These are a sweet, traditionally styled way of saying you like science!

Total Length 1.8 inches (4.6 cm)
Width 0.9 inch (2.3 cm)


Quartz (SiO2, Silicon Dioxide) is the second most abundant mineral of the Earth's crust. Quartz has a hardness of 7 on the Mohs scale, an occurs in a variety of colors, from colorless to black. Banded and mottled varieties are called agate, while microcrystalline quartz is called chalcedony. Some of the colors have their own gem names:
Purple: Amethyst
Yellow: Citrine
Yellow and Purple: Ametrine
Green: Prasiolite
White: Milk, snow
Brown/gray/black: Smoke
Pink: Rose
Orange/ Red: Carnelian
[Mineralogy, Perkins]


Payment through paypal or Etsy is preferred. I will take payment by personal check, please contact me directly. 8.25% state tax will be added to all orders shipped within California!

Shipping from United States

I will ship anywhere, and using any special service, upon request. Otherwise, I have pre-selected the most economical shipping service. Again, I am glad to make special arrangements--like local pick-up, just ask!

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