Why settle for a string-of-pearls? Instead here’s a unique take on the average: An open pearl necklace within an oyster shell. This open oyster necklace reveals a single pearl dropped in the gold shell. Thank you, Ostreidae, for offering up this piece of wisdom. Thank you, designer Janet Mavec for the creation of the sea-inspired jewelry.
A Fishers Island Oyster was the model (Janet's favorite oysters in New York, really her fave on the Eastern seaboard). The oyster shells of this necklace are so authentic it's as if the Atlantic Ocean carved them specially for you. It shimmers around your neck.
This small oyster pearl necklace can upgrade a T-shirt with a bold color; we like the gold against emerald green or garnet. It pops, particularly the pearl.
Also, be nautical and pair it with a striped V-neck dress or shirt.
Oysters aren't strictly meant for wearing around your neck but for eating. Oh, you knew that, did you? You can find them at these restaurants here.
Legend has it that Casanova gulped 50 oysters for breakfast daily. Scientists have now proven that the old wives’ tale is true. Two proteins in the mollusk do increase libido.
The oyster was a favorite of the 17th century Dutch canvas by genre painters to symbolize morality. Smithsonian Magazine notes that “About 85 percent of the world’s oyster reef populations have vanished since the late 1800s.