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Material: Shell
17th Century Italian Vase with a Hystrivasum Shell on an Antique Metal Stand
Located in Dublin, Dalkey
17th century Italian fragment decorated with a fossil hystrivasum shell and small shells on an antique metal shell. This fragment is from a church in Liguria. It is distressed fr...
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17th Century Italian Rococo Antique Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Gold Leaf, Metal

Partially Silvered Pecten Shell- Made in Rome, Italy
Located in New York, NY
Partially silvered pecten shell made in Rome, Italy, exclusively for Creel and Gow. It is the symbol of pilgrims on the way to Santiago de Compostella in Northern Spain and of their ...
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2010s Italian Victorian Shell Natural Specimens

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Silver

Assortment of Decorative Shells
Located in Riverdale, NY
Lovely Assortment of Decorative Shells of all species including Queen, spider conchs, brain and branch coral, all great for decorative use. Small natural losses but overall very nice...
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1950s Unknown Vintage Shell Natural Specimens

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Shell

Pre-17th Century Extremely Rare & Complete Elephant Bird Egg, Madagascar
Located in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent
An extremely rare elephant bird egg, completely intact. The Elephant Bird, formally categorised as Aepyornis Maximus, is an enormous flightless bird native to Madagascar. Standing as...
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Early 17th Century Malagasy Antique Shell Natural Specimens

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Eggshell

Resin and Shell Table Lamp in the Style of Pierre Giraudon
Located in Auribeau sur Siagne, FR
Resin and shell table lamp in the style of Pierre Giraudon, not signed but probably by this Artist. Dimensions without shade: H 7.87 inches x D 2.75 inches x L 7.87 inches.
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1970s French Mid-Century Modern Vintage Shell Natural Specimens

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Shell, Resin

17th Century 'Florence Fragment' Vase with a Chesapecten Shell & Crystal Point
Located in Dublin, Dalkey
17th century Italian vase with a chesapecten shell, crystal point, and fossil shells on a petrified wood base. This fragment is from a church in Florence. It was found and saved f...
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17th Century Italian Rococo Antique Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Rock Crystal

18th Century 'Florence Fragment' Vase with Agate Coral and Fossil Oyster Shells
Located in Dublin, Dalkey
17th or 18th century Italian fragment vase with agate coral, zig zag oyster fossil arms, fossil shells, and a baroque pearl on a polished petrified wood base. This fragment is fro...
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18th Century Italian Rococo Antique Shell Natural Specimens

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Agate, Coral

Set of Three Painted Dyed Ostrich Egg Specimens
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Fascinating set of three ostrich egg specimens that have been painted or dyed. Beautifully crafted pieces perfect for a cabinet of curiosities or display on a pedestal. Each one is u...
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20th Century American Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Shell

Large Coral Branch from Wunderkammer, Trapani, Italy, 1820
Located in Milan, IT
An important Mediterranean red coral tree (Corallium Rubrum). The base is made of gilded bronze, with a circular foot with a wavy profile that rises towards the center. Along the me...
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Early 19th Century Italian Antique Shell Natural Specimens

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Coral, Silver, Bronze

Giant South Pacific Clam Shell Tridacna Gigas
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Authentic natural South Pacific Tridacna Gigas clam shell. Two available, selling separately. Second shell is slightly smaller, however they work excellent as a pair. Listing is for ...
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Mid-20th Century Southeast Asian Mid-Century Modern Shell Natural Specimens

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Shell

Cut and Polished Ammonite Pair
Located in Cambridge, GB
Fossilised ammonite pair from Madagascar, Circa 150 million years old. Sold with embossed E.O gift box From rare dinosaur skulls and Stone Age tools to the world’s earliest animals ...
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15th Century and Earlier Malagasy Antique Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Shell

18th Century Italian Candlestick Top with Fossil Agate Coral and Baroque Pearls
Located in Dublin, Dalkey
18th century Italian gold leaf candlestick top with polished fossil agate coral and natural forming baroque pearls. The 18th century fragment comes from Tuscany and has the original ...
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18th Century Italian Rococo Antique Shell Natural Specimens

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Agate, Coral, Gold Leaf

Genuine American Fresh Water Snapping Turtle Shell
Located in Delray Beach, FL
Decorative fresh water turtle shell professionally mounted on onyx base, the shell is cleaned and seal with clear protective satin finish. And the back is upholstered with fine qual...
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20th Century American Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Onyx

Ruler Selenite with an 18th Century Italian Sunray & Baroque Pearls on Lucite
Located in Dublin, Dalkey
Ruler Selenite with an 18th century Italian gold leaf fragment sunray, mica, and natural forming baroque pearls on a lucite base. Ruler selenite or "selenite logs" are single, prisma...
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21st Century and Contemporary Moroccan Modern Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Rock Crystal

Ruler Selenite with an 18th Century Italian Fragment & Baroque Pearls on Lucite
Located in Dublin, Dalkey
Ruler Selenite with an 18th century Italian gold leaf fragment molding and natural forming baroque pearls on a lucite base. Ruler selenite or "selenite logs" are single, prismatic se...
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21st Century and Contemporary Moroccan Modern Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Rock Crystal

19th Century Pair of Egyptian Porphyry Vases with Shells and Coral from Trapani
Located in PALERMO, IT
Particular pair of Egyptian porphyry vases. Seashells and applications in Trapani coral adorn the upper part of the vases.
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Late 19th Century Italian Napoleon III Antique Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Coral, Porphyry

South Pacific Natural Giant Clam Shell Specimen
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Gorgeous natural giant clam shell specimen from the South Pacific seas. Features a lovely creamy white and grey finish with a distressed patina. Great for display. From an estate in ...
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20th Century Asian Organic Modern Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Shell

Natural Seashell Trumpet Triton Sea Snail
Located in Miami, FL
A beautiful natural specimen, Charonia is a genus of very large sea snail, commonly known as Triton's trumpet or Triton snail. They are marine gastropod mollusks in the monotypic fam...
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20th Century Unknown Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Shell

Pre-17th Century Extremely Rare & Complete Elephant Bird Egg, Madagascar
Located in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent
An extremely rare elephant bird egg, completely intact. The Elephant Bird, formally categorised as Aepyornis Maximus, is an enormous flightless bird native to Madagascar. Standing as...
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Early 17th Century Malagasy Antique Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Eggshell

Large French Deconstructed Clawed Lobster Sculpture in a Glass and Brass Case
By Claude Beauchene
Located in New York, NY
Large deconstructed clawed lobster mounted on a wooden base with a patinated brass and glass display case. The deconstruction technique was invented by anatomist Edmé François Chauv...
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2010s French Napoleon III Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Brass, Copper

Pair of Triton Sea Shell Sculptures
Located in Forney, TX
A pair of unique folk art sculptures completely comprised of natural triton shells. Ball form, each spiral trumpet sea shell protruding outward, creating a distinctive multi-pointed ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Folk Art Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Shell

"Cauliflower" Fossil Agate Coral with Baroque Pearls and Shells
Located in Dublin, Dalkey
"Cauliflower" fossil agate coral adorned with natural-forming baroque pearls and shells. Fossil agate coral is Florida's state stone and is known for its unique formation that can t...
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15th Century and Earlier American Organic Modern Antique Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Agate, Coral

Exceptional Antique Giant Clam Shell
Located in Hastings, GB
PLEASE NOTE WE CAN ONLY SHIP THIS ITEM TO UK CLIENTS DUE TO CITES RESTRICTIONS THIS ITEM CANNOT BE SHIPPED OUTSIDE OF THE UK. A very beautiful Giant Clam Shell ‘Tridacna Gigas’, in ...
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20th Century Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Shell

Collection of 1 Spider Conch and 2 Trunculus Sea Snails
Located in Miami, FL
A beautiful collection of three natural specimens The spider conch measures 4 1/2" L x 2 1/4" W x 1" H The larges trunculus sea snail measures 2 3/8" L The smaller trunculus sea sna...
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20th Century Unknown Organic Modern Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Shell

Pair of Gigas Clam Shells on Feet
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Few things on earth are as iconic as the clam shell. With graceful curves and subtle variations of color, this is mother nature’s genius on display, presented on a custom base to enh...
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20th Century Solomon Islands Organic Modern Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Shell

Marguerite Stix Designed Natural Seashell and Brass Object, circa 1960s
By Marguerite Stix
Located in New York, NY
A beautiful and rare 'Stix' seashell by Austrian designer Marguerite Stix, circa 1960s, New York, New York. Marguerite Stix was a designer, sculptor, jeweler and ceramicist known for...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Brass

Pair of 17th Century 'Florence Fragments' with Fossil Shells & Calcite Crystals
Located in Dublin, Dalkey
Pair of 17th century Italian candlestick bases with fossil shells and calcite crystals in matrix. The feet of the bases are adorned and restored with fossil shells and calcite crysta...
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17th Century Italian Baroque Antique Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Rock Crystal

Madrepora and Shells Composition on Little Wooden Bases
Located in Alessandria, Piemonte
Two little madrepora and shells composition on a pair of wooden bases: very simple that You can set anywhere. One is lower than the other, but they are both very pretty. I cannot wri...
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2010s Italian Other Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Shell

17th Century 'Florence Fragment' with Free-Forming Copper and Fossil Shells
Located in Dublin, Dalkey
17th century Italian vase with free-forming copper and fossil shells on a polished petrified wood base. This fragment is from a church in Florence. It was found and saved from the...
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17th Century Italian Rococo Antique Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Copper

Marine Specimen: Pair of Marlin Rostrum to Emulate the Narwal Tusk, Italy 1800
Located in Milan, IT
An important pair from Wunderkammer: two Marlin fish rostrum turned to emulate the spiraling shape of the Narwhal tusk. The base is made of fruit wood according to a neoclassical al...
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Early 19th Century Italian Antique Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Animal Skin, Shell, Wood

Andrianna Shamaris Olon Olon Shell Necklace
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful antique Olon Olon shells from Irian Jaya. We added the rope and small shell fastenings. The price reflects one. This shell necklace was sourced in the spirit of wabi-sab...
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2010s Organic Modern Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Shell

Fine and Very Large Deep Sea Clam Shell Specimen
Located in Bridgeport, CT
A large and very decorative deep sea clam shell with good thickness, great weight and desirable signs of aging. The shell has an attractive age patina on the outer shell and a desira...
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20th Century Baroque Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Shell

Vintage Giant Horned Syracusan Spindle Triton Conch Sea Shell Snail Horse
Located in Dayton, OH
Aptyxis syracusana, common name Syracusan spindle shell, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Fasciolariidae, the spindle snails, the tulip snails and ...
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Late 20th Century Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Shell

Two Medium Size Clam Shells, Priced Individually
Located in Palm Beach, FL
One of mother nature's most iconic forms, here we present two medium size organic clam shells in all their ocean inspired glory. Priced individually. From left to right: H: 7 ...
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20th Century Solomon Islands Organic Modern Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Shell

17th Century 'Florence Fragment' Vase with a Crystal Quartz Cluster with Calcite
Located in Dublin, Dalkey
17th century Italian vase mounted with a crystal quartz cluster with calcite. This fragment is from a church in Florence. It was found and saved from the historic flooding of the ...
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17th Century Italian Rococo Antique Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Quartz, Rock Crystal

Signed Hand Carved Cameo on Conch Shell
Located in San Diego, CA
A beautiful signed hand carved cameo on conch shell made in Italy, circa 1980s. The piece is in excellent condition and measures 5.5" W x 4.5" D x 3.5" H. #1978.
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Late 20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Shell

Giant Natural Clam Shell Specimen
Located in Richmond, VA
Gorgeous natural giant clam shell featuring a subtle creamy finish with a soft patina. It is one of the largest clam shells we have ever seen, a vintage piece from an old estate in N...
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20th Century American Organic Modern Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Shell

Conch or Auger Shell
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A lovely shell... Brilliantly colored and a statement... a compliment to many spaces and especially those with nautical or water themes.
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20th Century Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Shell

17th Century 'Florence Fragment' with a Chesapecten Shell & Gold Crystal Points
Located in Dublin, Dalkey
17th century Italian vase with a chesapecten shell & gold-plated crystal points. This fragment is from a church in Florence. It was found and saved from the historic flooding of t...
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17th Century Italian Rococo Antique Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Rock Crystal, Gold Plate, Gold Leaf

Genuine American Fresh Water Snapping Turtle Shell
Located in Delray Beach, FL
Decorative fresh water turtle shell professionally mounted on solid brass base, the shell is cleaned and seal with clear protective satin finish. And the back is upholstered with fi...
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20th Century American Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Brass

Ruler Selenite with Natural Forming Pearls on a Custom Stand
Located in Dublin, Dalkey
A single selenite log with natural-forming baroque pearls on a custom hammered metal stand. Ruler selenite or "selenite logs" are single, prismatic selenite crystals from Morocco tha...
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2010s Moroccan Modern Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Rock Crystal, Metal

18th Century Italian Mecca Vase with Mica, Tourmaline, and Baroque Pearls
Located in Dublin, Dalkey
Sculptural 18th century Italian mecca vase mounted with mica and tourmaline and adorned natural-forming baroque pearls. The mica and baroque pearls perfectly coordinate with the colo...
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18th Century Italian Rococo Antique Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Rock Crystal, Gold Leaf

Large Natural Oyster Shell Sphere Sculpture
Located in Metuchen, NJ
Large sphere sculpture made of natural oyster shells. Each shell is strung together with rope to creature a round shape. Natural texture and neutral colors will add texture to any se...
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Late 20th Century Organic Modern Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Shell

Genuine American Fresh Water Snapping Turtle Shell
Located in Delray Beach, FL
Exceptional original cream color fresh water turtle shell professionally mounted on real coral base, the shell is cleaned and seal with clear protective satin finish. And the back i...
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20th Century American Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Coral

Gigas Tridacna Shell
Located in Chicago, IL
This is a nice heavy gigas Tridacna shell found from an estate in Chicago.  
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20th Century American Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Shell

18th Century 'Florence Fragment' Vase with Chesapecten Shells & Faden Crystals
Located in Dublin, Dalkey
17th or 18th century Italian fragment vase with chesapecten shells, zig zag oyster fossil arms, fossil shells, and a faden crystals on a polished petrified wood base. This fragmen...
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18th Century Italian Rococo Antique Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Rock Crystal

17th Century Scroll 'Florence Fragment' with Fossil Shells on a Rock Coral Base
Located in Dublin, Dalkey
17th century Italian scroll fragment with fossil shells (ecphora) and mounted on a rock coral base. This fragment is from a church in Florence. It was found and saved from the his...
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17th Century Italian Baroque Antique Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Rock Crystal

Sea Shell and Quartz Crystal Sculpture by Joseph Malekan
Located in Delray Beach, FL
Fantastic Atlantic sea shell professionally mounted on a natural coral base, artistically hand embedded with small rocks crystal pieces that make beautiful one of a kind object of ar...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Rock Crystal

Massive Sculptural Giant South Pacific Clam Shell with Shells and Starfish
Located in San Diego, CA
A massive sculptural giant south Pacific Ocean clam shell (Tridacna gigas) with decorative shells and starfish, circa 20th century. This magnificent piece is in very good condition ...
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20th Century Asian Hollywood Regency Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Shell

19th Century Taxidermy Blowfish Still Life
Located in Ross, CA
Originally from the Costa Brava in Spain, and brought to America near the turn of the last century, this incredible taxidermy blowfish with shells and Mediterranean sea elements rema...
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Late 19th Century Spanish Spanish Colonial Antique Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Pewter

Ruler Selenite with Natural-Forming Baroque Pearls on a Lucite Base
Located in Dublin, Dalkey
Ruler Selenite with natural forming baroque pearls on a lucite base. Ruler selenite or "selenite logs" are single, prismatic selenite crystals from Morocco that were formed in extens...
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21st Century and Contemporary Moroccan Modern Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Rock Crystal

Decoratice Shell Orb
Located in Point Richmond, CA
A natural shell ball of primarily white shells attached at one end of the shell. The result is a highly textured round form of organic material. Made from limpet shells. Can be used...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Other Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Shell

Natural Turbo Marmoratus or Green Turban Shell
Located in Miami, FL
A beautiful natural specimen. Turbo marmoratus is a large species of marine gastropod with a calcareous operculum in the family turbinidae. The color pattern is green, marble with w...
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20th Century Unknown Organic Modern Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Shell

Late 19th-Early 20th White Bailer Shell Pectoral, Mendi People, Papua New Guinea
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Late 19th-early 20th Bailer shell pectoral, Mendi People, Papua New Guinea These large shell pectorals were worn ceremonially by men and women in Papua New Guinea - please see pho...
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Early 20th Century Papua New Guinean Tribal Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Shell

Atlantic Sea Shell and Crystal Quartz and Crystals Citrine Quartz
Located in Delray Beach, FL
Beautiful Atlantic trumpet seashell professionally mounted on genuine sea coral base, artistically embedded with exceptional crystal quartz stone, and citrine crystal quartz stone to...
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2010s American Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Quartz

Vintage Mother of Pearl Nautilus Shell
Located in New York, NY
Vintage mother of pearl nautilus shell. Beautiful large scale natural nautilus shell, perfect for beach house décor and nautical table scapes. Asia, Mid-20th Century. Dimensions: 7....
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20th Century Asian Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Shell

Seashell Clamshell
Located in New York, NY
A beautiful, relatively large, white natural clamshell seashell. Seashell is real. Beautiful as a stand-alone piece or fill with your favorite fruits, vegetables, etc. Seashell measu...
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20th Century Organic Modern Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Shell

Amethyst Slice with Calcite Deposits and a Baroque Pearl on a Polished Wood Base
Located in Dublin, Dalkey
Amethyst slice with calcite deposits and a Baroque natural forming pearl on a polished wood base. This amethyst is rare in how large it is and how it contains calcite deposits. It...
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21st Century and Contemporary Brazilian Organic Modern Shell Natural Specimens

Materials

Amethyst, Gold Leaf

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