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Noble Shungite Electroformed Cufflinks, black oxidized copper

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Noble Shungite Electroformed Cufflinks, black oxidized copper. Shungite is a black, lustrous, non-crystalline mineraloid consisting of more than 98 weight percent of carbon. These high carbon containing specimens above 90% are designated noble or elite.
  • Shungite specimens average ~.5" long
  • Bullet back cufflink.
  • Each is one of a kind! Handmade in-house.
  • Textured, electroformed copper surrounding the stones.
  • Oxidized darkened copper
  • Please allow for slight variations in color, shape and size of the stones.
  • Unbleached Kraft gift box included.

It was first discovered in a deposit near Shunga village, in Karelia, Russia. Shungite has been reported to contain trace amounts of fullerenes.

Each pair of cufflinks is unique and one of a kind, and made by hand by metalworking artist and Well Done Goods by Cyberoptix founder, Bethany Shorb. Working between Detroit and DTLA, she sources all stone, crystal, shell, fossil and horn specimens locally, intuitively sourced in person from only the most reputable and ethical suppliers.

Electroforming results are unique to each specimen and will never be identical, even when crafted under what seems the same conditions. This nuance and variation is characteristic of the singularity of the piece and process.