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The Shimmer On Fish Scales

Out of all the nucleotide bases, guanine has the most interesting and diverse story. The etymology of the word comes from the Spanish and Quechua words for “dung” - guano or huanu. Guanine was first isolated from sea bird droppings. It also appears in bat droppings, as well as giving fish scales their iridescent shimmer. So, whether you’re an etymology lover or a DNA enthusiast (or both), our guanine necklace makes the perfect gift to yourself. It’s also great for wildlife biologists, bird lovers, bat lovers, and linguists.

You will get:

  • A durable sterling silver pendant (92.5% silver) that will last a lifetime
  • Delivered with a sterling silver chain with lobster clasp (ø 1.8 mm, 45 cm - 17.7”) that is easy to put on every day
  • Pendant width: 24 mm
  • Hypoallergenic (100% nickel and lead free), so no skin rashes or other irritations
  • Packed in a beautiful gift box (no need to search for one if it’s a present)
  • Cleaning cloth included, just to make sure the necklace never loses its shine
  • Delivered with our Certificate of Authenticity
  • For other chain lengths or pendant materials (gold, platinum) please contact us