From the Seas:Purple Spiny Oyster M14
This sterling-cored bead is crafted from Purple Spiny Oyster, a mollusk that has inhabited the coastal waters since the Mesozoic Era. It makes it's home from North Carolina to Brazil and California to Baja Mexico.
Spiny Oyster is said to bring comfort and peace; understanding and patience to it's wearer.
These photographs are an excellent representation of the bead you will be receiving.