Here for your consideration is this cute pendant necklace featuring a gilded genuine abalone shell made into a pendant. The shells of abalones are characterized by several open respiratory pores in a row near the shell's outer edge. The thick inner layer of the shell is composed of nacre or mother-of-pearl, which in many species is highly iridescent, giving rise to a range of strong and changeable colors, which make the shells attractive as decorative objects, and as a source of colorful mother-of-pearl. The shell measures approximately 1 ¾ inches by 1 inch, it is attached to a delicate box cut chain with a 30-inch length. The gold tone necklace that fastens with a simple c clasp. The condition is very nice and looks much better in person, unique. It is not signed I do not know the maker. This pendant necklace would be wonderful to wear for the beach, it will make a wonderful addition to any collection or a nice gift for someone special.