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Ammonites are perhaps the most widely known fossil, possessing the typically ribbed spiral-form shell as pictured above. These creatures lived in the seas between 240 - 65 million years ago, when they became extinct along with the dinosaurs.

Ammonites are perhaps the most widely known fossil, possessing the typically ribbed spiral-form shell as pictured above. These creatures lived in the seas between 240 - 65 million years ago, when they became extinct along with the dinosaurs.

Подвеска из проволоки и аммонита (окаменелой ракушки). | Рукодел

Подвеска из проволоки и аммонита (окаменелой ракушки). | Рукодел

Recently I am fascinated by fossils    Ammonite pavement in Lyme Regis, Dorset, Great Britain - a World Heritage site   ... Shift+R improves the quality of this image. CTRL+F5 reloads the whole page.

Recently I am fascinated by fossils Ammonite pavement in Lyme Regis, Dorset, Great Britain - a World Heritage site ... Shift+R improves the quality of this image. CTRL+F5 reloads the whole page.

Ammonite amirugumi, pattern by Lilli Tupilli for sale on Ravelry. "There are two versions given in the pattern: For a fast-growing ammonite and for a slow-growing one. Tentacles are optional.  The ammonite is worked in Tunisian crochet, with short rows. These stitches are based on the Tunisian Simple Stitch. They are also known as linked stitches. Pattern has picture tutorials for all stitches and techniques." Do peruse the Project photos for yarn ideas!

Ammonit pattern by Tanja Osswald

Ammonite amirugumi, pattern by Lilli Tupilli for sale on Ravelry. "There are two versions given in the pattern: For a fast-growing ammonite and for a slow-growing one. Tentacles are optional. The ammonite is worked in Tunisian crochet, with short rows. These stitches are based on the Tunisian Simple Stitch. They are also known as linked stitches. Pattern has picture tutorials for all stitches and techniques." Do peruse the Project photos for yarn ideas!

ammonites (fossils) - loved collecting fossils like these as a child with my dad on family holidays by the sea

ammonites (fossils) - loved collecting fossils like these as a child with my dad on family holidays by the sea

Jewelry | Jewellery | ジュエリー | Bijoux | Gioielli | Joyas | Art | Arte | Création Artistique | Precious Metals | Jewels | Settings | Textures |  nautilus pendant

Jewelry | Jewellery | ジュエリー | Bijoux | Gioielli | Joyas | Art | Arte | Création Artistique | Precious Metals | Jewels | Settings | Textures | nautilus pendant

Not wire wrapping, but filigree.  I don't think I've ever seen a more masterful and beautiful incorporation of pyritized ammonite into jewelry.

Not wire wrapping, but filigree. I don't think I've ever seen a more masterful and beautiful incorporation of pyritized ammonite into jewelry.

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