sterling silver mitochondria earrings by ontogenie
 silver mitochondria earrings by ontogenie
 silver mitochondria earrings by ontogenie
 silver mitochondria earrings by ontogenie

Mitochondria Earrings

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Inspired by the powerhouse organelle of the cell, the mitochondrion, these mitochondria earrings illustrate the outer membrane of the organelle and the inner membrane with its cristae folds. The primary function of the mitochondrion in eukaryotic cells is to synthesize the energy molecule ATP, but it is also involved in important duties like regulating the cell cycle, cellular differentiation and cell death. Humans inherit their mitochondria (and mitochondrial DNA) from their mothers because after fertilization sperm mitochondria degrade leaving only the mitochondria from the egg.

Each earring is 1.9 cm (0.75 inches) below the loop.

The earrings are available in sterling silver or 14K gold plated brass, finished with nickel-free sterling silver or gold plated silver hooks to match, and are ready for gift giving with a gift box, polishing cloth, and care instructions.

All orders over 50 Euro ship FREE. Under 50 Euro shipping = 5.50 €

Jewelry Shipping

Jewelry in stock at Ontogenie will be ready for shipping within 1-3 days. Jewelry on backorder requires 3-4 weeks production time before it can be shipped.

Transit times:

  • Germany: 1-2 days
  • EU: 2-4 days
  • Europe, nonEU: 5-7 days
  • USA, Canada: 9-12 days
  • Australia, New Zealand: 10-17 days

For faster delivery, you can choose "Express Shipping" at checkout. Cost is 25.99 € for UPS 1-2 day service.

You will be notified by mail when your order ships and given a tracking number so that you can follow your shipment.

Your jewelry will be gift-wrapped in original Ontogenie packaging.

Please note that packages may be delayed for reasons beyond my control. In the unlikely event that your jewelry shipment is held by your local customs office, you are responsible for paying any customs fees and import taxes incurred.

**Orders to the United Kingdom of more than 135 GBP/158 Euro will incur import duties that must be paid by the customer at the time of receipt of the package in the UK. If you do not pay the import duties, the jewelry will be destroyed or returned, and your order will not be refunded.**

Art Prints, T-Shirt, Mug, and Tote Bag Shipping

Printing of these products requires 2-7 days fulfilment time at a printing facility as close to your location as possible. After fulfilment, your shipment should arrive in 3-10 business days.

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