Sparkling Manta Ray Bead
Your purchase will support marine research and conservation, as 7SEAS donates 10% of its sales to The Manta Trust charity.
Sterling silver manta ray bead with cubic zirconia crystals
This beautiful and sparkling bead is the perfect addition to any bracelet, and is compatible with all major brands including Pandora, Trollbeads, Chamilia, and Biagi. The manta ray bead is a unique and eye-catching piece that will make a statement on any bracelet.
Made from high-quality 925 sterling silver, this bead is durable and long-lasting, ensuring that it will be a cherished piece for years to come. The manta ray is intricately detailed and looks extremely realistic, making it a true work of art. The bead is adorned with sparkling cubic zirconia crystals, adding a touch of elegance and glamour.
This bead is a great gift for anyone who loves manta rays, supports manta conservation efforts, or has an interest in marine biology. It is also a thoughtful gift for a significant other, scuba diver, or anyone who has snorkeled in the Maldives and wants a lasting reminder of their experience.
One fun fact about reef manta rays is that they have a unique spot pattern on their underside, similar to fingerprints in humans, which can be used for individual identification. This feature makes them truly unique and special creatures.
In conclusion, the 7SEAS Sterling Silver Manta Ray Bead with Cubic Zirconia Crystals is a beautiful and sparkling piece of jewelry that is perfect for anyone who loves manta rays and the ocean. It is compatible with all major brand bracelets and makes a great gift for a loved one or a special reminder of an unforgettable Maldives experience. Add this unique and meaningful bead to your collection today.
Materials: 925 Sterling silver, 58 Cubic zirconia crystals
Weight: 3.8 g
Size: 15.0x17.0 mm, hole size - 4.5 mm
About reef manta rays
Reef manta rays are large marine animals that belong to the family Mobulidae. They are typically found in tropical and subtropical waters around the world and can grow to be up to 23 feet in width.
-One interesting fact about reef manta rays is that they are filter feeders, meaning they feed on plankton and small fish. -Another interesting fact is that they have a unique spot pattern on their underside, which is used for individual identification, similar to fingerprints in humans. -Reef manta rays are known to be very social animals, often swimming in groups and engaging in playful behavior. -They are also known for their intelligence and problem-solving abilities. -Reef manta rays are considered vulnerable by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) due to overfishing and hunting for their gill rakers, which are used in traditional Chinese medicine.
Maldives is one of the best places to see reef manta rays in the wild. The Maldives is an island nation located in the Indian Ocean, known for its crystal clear waters and rich marine life. The Hanifaru Bay in the Maldives is a particularly popular spot for observing manta rays, as large numbers of the animals congregate there to feed on the plankton-rich waters. The bay is also a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and a Marine Protected Area (MPA).
However, in recent years, the Hanifaru Bay has seen a decrease in the number of mantas visiting due to over-tourism and unsustainable practices. To preserve the delicate ecosystem and protect the manta rays, the Maldives government has implemented strict regulations on the number of visitors allowed in the bay at any given time.
In conclusion, reef manta rays are fascinating marine animals with unique characteristics and behaviors. They are intelligent and social creatures that are threatened by human activities such as overfishing and hunting. The Maldives and Hanifaru Bay in particular offer great opportunities to observe these magnificent animals in the wild, but it is important to do so responsibly and sustainably to ensure their survival for future generations.