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BOBBY PIN COPPER CORAL SPONGE GEMSTONE STARR WILDE STEAMPUNK FORTRESS

BOBBY PIN COPPER CORAL SPONGE GEMSTONE STARR WILDE STEAMPUNK FORTRESS

Regular price $9.99 Unit price  per 

CUSTOM DESIGNS BY

Starr Wilde

Artist Starr Wilde creates everything you need for your alter ego:

Bags & Purses; Binoculars/Opera Glasses; Canes- including telescope canes and ones that break down; Clocks; Crossbows-Wrist Gauntlets; Fans; Garters-Arm & Leg for Men and Women; Gauntlets & Bracers (including Vegan options); Gloves; Goggles & Glasses; Hats & Helmets; Home Decor- including Christmas Ornaments & Wreaths; Jewelry- Bracelets, Cufflinks, Earrings- Clips & Pierced, Necklaces, Pins/Brooches, Rings, Tie Tacks & More; Masks; Parasols; Pocketwatches; Purses; Ray Guns; Skirt Lifters; Stockings/Thigh Highs; Tea Dueling Supplies (including Vegan options); Top Hats- Mini & Full; Umbrellas; Watches; Weaponry-Knives & Swords (Real and Replica); Wings and More. Starr can also repair your precious jewelry, restring pearls, change pierced earrings to clip earrings or clip earrings to pierced earrings. She can also work with you to design a custom piece of jewelry or hat, or weapons etc. She can also customize any piece we have in stock such as adding a veil to a hat, etc. Call or e-mail to make an appointment. Visit our store: Steampunk Fortress.

THIS IS A FABULOUS HANDMADE CUSTOM MADE STEAMPUNK DIESELPUNK CYBERPUNK HAIR ACCESSORY... ...COPPER BOBBY PIN....CORAL SPONGE GEMSTONE.....#5006

MEASURES ABOUT 1.75" LONG AND .75" WIDE

THIS COMES WITH A CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY PERSONALLY SIGNED BY STARR WILDE FOR YOUR RECORDS...COA IF IT IS A GEMSTONE PIECE, YOU WILL ALSO RECEIVE A CARD WITH INFORMATION ON THE STONE.

CORAL

Precious coral or red coral is the common name given to Corallium rubrum and several related species of marine coral. The distinguishing characteristic of precious corals is their durable and intensely colored red or pink skeleton, which is used for making jewellry. Red corals grow on rocky seabottom with low sedimentation, typically in dark environments either in the depths or in dark caverns or crevices. The original species, C. rubrum (formerly Gorgonia nobilis), is found mainly in the Mediterranean Sea. It grows at depths from 10 to 300 meters below sea level, although the shallower of these habitats have been largely depleted by harvesting. The hard skeleton of red coral branches is naturally matte, but can be polished to a glassy shine. It exhibits a range of warm reddish pink colors from pale pink to deep red; the word coral is also used to name such colors. Owing to its intense and permanent coloration and glossiness, precious coral skeletons have been harvested since antiquity for decorative use. Coral jewellery has been found in ancient Egyptian and prehistoric European burials, and continues to be made to the present day. It was especially popular during the Victorian age. Precious coral has relative density of 3.86 and hardness 3.5 on the Mohs scale.  Due to its softness and opacity, coral is usually cut en cabochon, or used to make beads. The origin of coral is explained in Greek mythology by the story of Perseus. Having petrified Cetus, the sea monster threatening Andromeda, Perseus placed Medusa's head on the riverbank while he washed his hands. When he recovered her head, he saw that her blood had turned the seaweed (in some variants the reeds) into red coral. Thus, the Greek word for coral is 'Gorgeia', as Medusa was one of the three Gorgons. Poseidon resided in a palace made of coral and gems, and Hephaestus first crafted his work from coral.The Romans believed coral could protect children from harm, as well as cure wounds made by snakes and scorpions and diagnose diseases by changing colour.

STARR CAN ALSO REPAIR YOUR PRECIOUS JEWELRY, RESTRING PEARLS, CHANGE PIERCED EARRINGS TO CLIPS AND CLIPS TO PIERCED, AND SHE CAN WORK WITH YOU TO DESIGN A CUSTOM PIECE OF JEWELRY JUST FOR YOU.  CALL TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT.

WE ARE HAND MAKING EACH ITEM..WE WANT EACH ITEM TO BE LOVED BY THE BUYER....

FEEL FREE TO ASK US ANY QUESTIONS.**WE CANNOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR FAILURE TO READ THE COMPLETE DESCRIPTION AND UNDERSTAND WHAT YOU ARE BUYING