Diatoms are single-celled algae that live in houses made of glass. They are the only organism on the planet with cell walls composed of transparent, opaline silica. Diatom cell walls are ornamented by intricate and striking patterns of silica.

Diatom Cluster Cup Necklace #1

  • Hand illustrated, custom cut, and etched diatom charm hugged inside a hand-cut and formed raw brass cup, detailed with a cluster of semi-precious beads. Exquisitely detailed, hanging on sterling silver, 14K plated eclectic chain with pyrite and glass bead accents, measuring approx 19 inches long.