Asterionella Diatom EarringsRegular price €69.00
These science earrings are based on the colony structure of the freshwater diatom Asterionella. Single Asterionella cells are surrounded by tubular-shaped silicon shells. The individual cells, however, form a star-like colony formation with 8 to 20 other cells. The cells are anchored in the center by extracellular matter. Asterionella is one of the most abundant types of algae in freshwater environments.
These elegant earrings are 2.4 cm in diameter below the loop, and each earring weighs 1.5 g.
The earrings are available in solid sterling silver, bronze and 14K gold plated brass and finished with nickel-free earring hooks.