Sleek Mitre shells pair nicely with quality white Pearls and cut Spondilius shell tops. All set in 14-Karat Gold. Mitre seashells are names such as they resemble the Mitre hats that bishops wear in the Catholic Church. Spondilius is a rare oyster that is cut and polished for use in jewelry, especially American Indian pieces, where it is often paired with Turquoise. Spondilius comes in orange, red and purple, as well as pale apricot and even white, but mostly the orange or purple is used for costly Navajo jewelry. Drop 3” from post.