Cicadas begin life in the ground as nymphs. They suckle the roots of trees and gestate in darkness for 17 sun cycles before making their way to the surface. They crawl up a nearby tree and, on its bark, shed their heavy exoskeletons to reveal tender wings.
Vintage stamped brass with antique- gold finish. Vintage gold-thread chain with antique gold finish. Adjustable clasp. 15" with a 5" extender, 7.25" pendant. Kyanite and light blue aura quartz.