Some like it hot. And I'm one of them.Capsaicin is the hot molecule from chili peppers that makes our faces flush, our eyes bulge, and our skin sweat. Why do we torture ourselves? Capsaicin leads to the release of endorphins, those wonderful, pain-killing pleasure molecules.For spiciest among us, I've commemorated the shape of the capsaicin molecule in quality, recycled/reclaimed sterling silver. The result is a bold necklace, sure to be an attention grabber.The pendant is about 2 inches long and is attached to a sterling silver snake chain, adjustable in length between 16 and 18 inches. It comes in a recycled gift box with a card about capsaicin.
About the Designer
I'm a scientist-turned artist, sharing my love of science with the world.
In my line of molecule-inspired sterling silver jewelry, I've chosen molecules that have clear impact on our lives. I started with neurotransmitter molecules, like serotonin and dopamine, that affect our mood and emotions, and have added other favorites, like caffeine, estrogen, and...