Abalone Shells

Abalone shell is a colorful shell that mimics the beautiful changing colors of the ocean or sea. Abalone shells are commonly used in jewelry making and religious spiritual ceremonies. It is often believed that they hold healing powers. The abalone shells colors and patterns depend on the food that it eats, the temperature of the water it is in and the tides. The inner lining of the shell is made up of nacre which is the same element from which pearls are made of. The swirls and spirals are exploding with colors such as pink, indigo, green and blue. The iridescence of the colors on abalone makes the shell perfect for jewelry. Abalone shells are so diverse in nature that none of the shells have the same pattern or design. Abalone is believed to bring peace and balance. Their shell is extremely strong and is believed to promote endurance as well. What a beautiful shell created by nature ✿◠‿◠

Abalone Shells