Teeny Tiny Tan Starfish .5"- 1" Teeny tiny treasure from the ocean a beautiful and flat common starfish or sea star found in the Philippines. It has a distinctive orange color with white highlights. We love them grouped together in a votive or small decorative bowl anywhere you want to make a statement. There minature size is sure to turn heads!
DIMENSIONS: .5” x 1” approximate, penny or dime size
ORIGIN: Indo-Pacific Ocean
*please note because of their minature size and fragile nature you should expect a few broken bits. They fragile natural fossil which was once a living thing and pieces will have broken bits, you can expect what you see in the photos. We liken them to people everyone of us, has flaws but that is part of what makes us unique and special. We find beauty in the imperfection knowing where the piece has come from and understanding what it took to get to us in it’s life cycle.
HISTORY & FACTS: Starfish are star-shaped echinoderms belonging to the class Asteroidea. Common usage frequently finds these names being also applied to ophiuroids, which are correctly referred to as brittle stars or basket stars. Starfish are also known as asteroids due to being in the class Asteroidea. About 1,900 species of starfish occur on the seabed in all the world's oceans, from warm, tropical zones to frigid, polar regions. They are found from the intertidal zone down to abyssal depths, at 6,000 m (20,000 ft) below the surface.