Whale Shark Bead
Sterling silver whale shark bead with 2 black Swarovski crystals and enamel
This beautiful and unique bead showcases a magnificent whale shark with its characteristic spot pattern embracing the blue planet. Crafted from high-quality sterling silver, this bead is durable and long-lasting. The black Swarovski crystals add a touch of elegance and shine, while the enamel adds a pop of color and texture. The result is a one-of-a-kind bead that is sure to turn heads.
This shark bead is perfect for wearing on a silver or leather bracelet or as a pendant on a necklace. It is compatible with all major brand bracelets, including Pandora, Trollbeads, Chamilia, Biagi, and many more, making it a versatile and easy-to-wear piece of jewelry.
If you're a fan of whale sharks, a snorkeler who has had the privilege of swimming with these magnificent creatures, or a scuba or freediver who loves marine life, then this whale shark bead is the perfect accessory for you.
One cool fact about whale sharks is that they are the largest fish in the ocean, growing up to 60 feet in length. Despite their size, they are gentle giants and feed on tiny plankton and small fish. They are also migratory, traveling long distances each year to warmer waters to feed and breed.
7SEAS Sterling silver whale shark bead with 2 black Swarovski crystals and enamel is a beautiful and unique piece of jewelry that celebrates one of the most magnificent creatures in the ocean. Whether you're a fan of whale sharks or simply appreciate beautiful jewelry, this bead is sure to make you smile every time you wear it.
Materials: 925 Sterling silver, Enamel, 2 black Swarovski crystals
Size: 12.0x9.1 mm, hole size - 4.5 mm
About whale sharks
Whale sharks are the largest fish in the world, growing up to 60 feet in length and weighing as much as 40 tons. They are also some of the slowest-moving fish, capable of only about 2 miles per hour. Despite their massive size, whale sharks feed mostly on small fish, plankton, and krill. They are filter feeders, using their large mouths to gather large quantities of water, which they then filter through their gills to extract their food.
One of the most distinctive features of whale sharks is their pattern of spots, which are as unique as fingerprints. Scientists use this pattern to identify individual whale sharks and track their movements.
Despite their massive size, whale sharks are known to be gentle and peaceful creatures. They are often curious about divers, and will sometimes approach them out of curiosity, allowing divers to get a close-up look at these magnificent animals.
Whale sharks are also migratory creatures, traveling long distances to find food. Some whale sharks have been known to travel from Australia to the Philippines, a journey of more than 3,000 miles.
Unfortunately, whale sharks are facing many threats, including overfishing, habitat loss, and accidental capture in fishing gear. As a result, their populations have declined significantly in recent years, and they are now considered vulnerable to extinction.
Despite these challenges, conservation efforts are underway to protect whale sharks and ensure their survival. These efforts include the creation of marine reserves, where whale sharks are protected from fishing and other harmful activities, and the development of sustainable fishing practices that minimize the impact on these magnificent creatures.