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Coccolithus Coccolithophore Plankton Earrings 3d printed Coccolithus earring in raw bronze, front

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Coccolithus earring in raw bronze, front
Coccolithus Coccolithophore Plankton Earrings  3d printed Coccolithus earring in raw bronze, front
Coccolithus Coccolithophore Plankton Earrings  3d printed Coccolithus earring in raw bronze, front

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Coccolithus Coccolithophore Plankton Earrings  3d printed Coccolithus earring in raw bronze, back
Coccolithus Coccolithophore Plankton Earrings  3d printed Coccolithus earring in raw bronze, back

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Coccolithus Coccolithophore Plankton Earrings  3d printed Micrograph of Coccolithus pelagicus
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Coccolithus Coccolithophore Plankton Earrings

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  • 3D printed in Raw Bronze: Organic bronze resembling rose gold with a rough antique finish.
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The Coccolithus earrings are based on the complicated structures of coccolithophores, specifically Coccolithus pelagicus. The shell of this unicellular phytoplankton is composed of interlocking plates, called coccoliths, composed of calcium carbonate. Occasionally, huge increases in coccolithophore populations, called 'coccolithophore blooms' are evident as massive patches of turquoise color in the ocean. Although blooms appear to be happening more frequently with global warming, the carbon fixation by coccolithophores could potentially reduce carbon dioxide concentration in the atmosphere and therefore counteract the effects of global warming.

Coccolithus earrings will ship from Shapeways without earring hooks. The hooks shown are rosé gold-plated sterling silver. The weight of an individual earring is approximately 3g.

    
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INCM
Coccolithus Earrings
Raw Bronze
Width
3.0 cm
Height
0.5 cm
Depth
1.9 cm

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