14K Yellow Gold, Oxidized Sterling Silver and Mexican Fire Opal
Bees are masters at working together to create a very precise hexagonal structure, called comb, which is used to raise young bees and store food. The hexagonal shape is the most efficient shape in our world. When bees decide to raise a new queen they abandon their normal, carefully spaced way of building comb and create a special cell for her egg. After 3 days the egg hatches into larva and is fed a super nutritious food, called royal jelly, for her to develop into a large productive queen. The patterns of the hive become distorted and appear messy where this larger cell for the queen is placed. The bees know when to break the pattern to attain their needs.
18" chain, 2" long gold pendant
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