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T.rex Skull Necklace


T. rex skull necklace features the image of a T. rex skull in silver on an 18" Italian silver chain. These were made exclusively for The Gem Shop by a highly skilled, professional jeweler. The necklace comes in a matte black box with a black velvet pillow.

Pendant measures 22 mm x 36 mm (roughly 1.5" x 1")

Tyrannosaurus rex or T. rex means "king of the tyrant lizards" and is one of the most well-known dinosaurs. T. rex fossils can be found in north America from Alberta Canada down through Texas in the United States. The largest and most complete T. rex skeleton ever found was nicknamed Sue, after its discoverer, paleontologist Sue Hendrickson. Measurements of Sue suggest T. rex was one of the largest carnivorous dinosaurs to ever live, coming in at up to 13 feet tall at the hips and 40 feet long. T. rex fossils are found in a variety of rock formations dating to the Maastrichtian age of the upper Cretaceous period, which lasted from 67 million to 65 million years ago, toward the end of the Mesozoic Era. It was among the last of the non-avian dinosaurs to exist prior to the Cretaceous-Paleogene extinction event, which wiped out the dinosaurs.