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All prices on this page are quoted (unless indicated otherwise) per item in Australian Dollars (Minimum order: 30.00 AUD - incl. GST.

Beautiful natural seashells and starfish for stylish interiors or festive table decoration, arts & crafts - or just to enjoy! Find domestic shipping info at the bottom of the page.

 

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Please scroll down for our huge range of Decorative Shells available to order individually:

 

 

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RED HELMET SHELL A stunning, large-sized decorative seashell that is available from many tropical areas worldwide, our current lovely batch of Cassis rufa from Africa have a striking pattern and bright red aperture combined with a lovely ornamental shape. They are approx. 15cm (6") in size and well suited for single display, i.e. on a shelf, or for seashell arrangements. Robust and very colourful, they look great from every angle and make wonderful gifts for adults and kids alike (Note: Helmet Shells are great "to hear the ocean" in!).

$ 20.00 ea

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$ 15.00 ea

NAUTILUS SHELL XL  Now available in a whopping extra large size of over 17cm (6.5") from tropical areas all around the Indo-Pacific, incl. our local N/W Western Australian Beaches. These XL- sized shells make amazing individual display pieces. There are even bigger chambered Nautilus pompilius available on request, but note that they often show their typical exotic tiger-stripe pattern more faintly - the striping is usually less dark and pronounced than in the smaller Nautilus shells.

$ 60.00 ea

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$ 50.00 ea

NAUTILUS SHELL LG  Always a favourite for single display on a shelf or as exotic table decorations. These substantial and mature big specimens of the decorative chambered Nautilus pompilius are approx. 15-17cm (just over 6") in size with the typical exotic tiger-stripe pattern. A beautiful example of the famous logarithmic spiral in nature, these lovely shells make fantastic gifts for everyone.

$ 40.00 ea

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$ 30.00 ea

NAUTILUS SHELL MED  The beautifully curved famous chambered Nautilus pompilius are superb for single display on a shelf or as exotic table decorations. These very pretty and nice-sized specimens from the Philippines are approx. 12-15cm (~5-6") in size with the typical exotic tiger-stripe pattern. Available numbers are limited.

$ 30.00 ea

 

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$ 22.00 ea

NAUTILUS SHELL SMALL Very cute single display shells for shelves or tables. Great for shell arrangements, these small and very decorative chambered Nautilus pompilius from the Philippines are approx. 8-12cm (3-5") in size. The typical exotic tiger-stripe pattern and the logarithmic spiral curve of the Nautilus is famous around the world. Both are visible in a small shell just as clearly as in the much larger specimens. Available numbers are limited.

$ 15.00 ea

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$ 12.00 ea

NEW STOCK: CUT NAUTILUS SHELL SMALL Laser cut to show the interior chamber structure, just under 10cm (4") size, these split chambered Nautilus pompilius are pearly on the outside and have been opened to show the interior chamber structure. Please note that we offer these in single halves (i.e. for custom framing). Let us know if you require a matching pair. NOTE: There may be some minor damage to the very fragile intricate internal structure. This usually happens during the cutting process and it's practically impossible to get an absolutely perfect cut specimen of Nautilus for that reason.

$ 10.00 ea

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$ 8.00 ea

NEW STOCK: CUT NAUTILUS SHELL MED Laser cut to show the interior chamber structure, just under 13cm (5") size, these split chambered Nautilus pompilius are pearlised on the outside and have been opened to show the interior chamber structure. Please note that we offer single halves only (i.e. for custom framing). NOTE: There may be some minor damage to the very fragile intricate internal structure. This usually happens during the cutting process and it's practically impossible to get an absolutely perfect cut specimen of Nautilus for that reason.

$ 15.00 ea

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$ 12.00 ea

NEW STOCK: CUT NAUTILUS SHELL LARGE Laser cut to show the interior chamber structure, over 15cm (6") size, these split chambered Nautilus pompilius are pearlised on the outside and have been opened to show the interior chamber structure. Please note that we offer single halves only (i.e. for custom framing). NOTE: There may be some minor damage to the very fragile intricate internal structure. This usually happens during the cutting process and it's practically impossible to get an absolutely perfect cut specimen of Nautilus for that reason.

$ 20.00 ea

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$ 15.00 ea

NEW SIZE: SYRINX SHELL XL  The famous "Australian Trumpet Shell", one of the biggest shells around the world, sized approx. 25cm up to 30cm (12"). The typical natural pale apricot colour and massive size make them spectacular additions to any seashell collection and suitable for single display or interior decoration projects. We do have larger shells (bigger / older shells are usually faded or damaged to some degree) listed in our SPECIMEN SHELLS section under MELONGENIDAE - please advise if you would like us to send you an offer.

$ 45.00 ea

 

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GIANT HELMET SHELL XL Very large sized decorative Helmet Shells, Cassis cornuta look great from every angle. With bright, shiny peach-coloured aperture and exotic shape, the spectacular 20- 22cm (8-9") sized extra large and beautiful specimens are best suited for solitary display on a shelf or small table, etc. One of these stunning single shells will make a beautiful and elegant gift for any seashell lover. A perfect choice for interior designers who need an eye-catching XL object to place in a particular position.

$ 55.00 ea

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GIANT SPIDER SHELL XL  Elegant and ornamental XL-sized shells with exotic shape and shiny aperture. A quintessential ingredient in beach location photo shoots, shop windows, bathroom displays, etc., Lambis truncata from Africa will add the "tropical beach" feel to any display. Sized approx. 20-25cm (8-10"). Looking superb in combination with other large or XL shells as a group or eye-catching choice for table centerpieces. Look great upside down (as pictured) - or the other way around!

$ 30.00 ea

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$ 25.00 ea

BAILER SHELL XL Giant Melo amphora shells at approx. 30-35cm (10-12") in size usually have quite sun-faded colour and reduced pattern on the back. However even these big and very heavy x-large shells still have the typical nice & shiny peach / tan aperture, which displays beautifully. Giant "Bailers" are great (uniquely Australian) interior design feature shells. Iconic and decorative giant shells such as these play an essential part in any serious shell collection. 

NOTE: We can offer just a few seriously massive XXL shells at over 35cm (12"and up) in size for $ 75.00 ea!

$ 55.00 ea

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BAILER SHELL LG  Mature big Melo amphora shells measure approx. 24-28cm (9.5-11") and usually have sun-faded colour at this size. Some of these get very heavy! Large sized "Bailers" tend to have a nice & shiny peach/tan aperture and display really well. They're great single display items and this famous local Western Australian shell will make a lovely souvenir. An essential part in all Australian seashell collections.

$ 35.00 ea

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$ 30.00 ea

BAILER SHELL MED  Mature and adult Melo amphora shells are measuring approx. 18-24cm (7-9.5") in size. Although usually with a little more faded colour and pattern than smaller ones, these MED sized shells tend to have a nice & shiny peach/tan aperture. Well suited for any kind of seashell arrangements, "Bailers" are also great single display items. Since this is a famous local Western Australian species, they are desirable souvenirs for overseas visitors and essential additions to purely Australian shell displays.

$ 20.00 ea

 

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$ 17.00 ea

BAILER SHELL SMALL This is the Melo amphora next size up - lovely shells with beautiful shape and colourfully individual patterns. Larger Bailer seashells tend to be sun-faded, but these smaller ones are great for individual display or in addition with other shells. Each has a pretty peach-coloured aperture and they display nicely from every angle. They're a good-size at approx. 12-18cm (~4.5-7"). 

$ 8.00 ea

 

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$ 6.00 ea

BAILER SHELL MINI  A decorative local Australian shell you could easily come across while walking along a northern WA beach. Lovely colourful little Bailers are extremely variable at this size; each one shows a unique and pretty pattern and shiny aperture. These Mini Melo amphora are the smallest (and always most vividly colourful) shells we can offer in this group at approx. 6-12cm (~2.5-4.5") in size - great for individual display or combined / arranged with other shells.

$ 4.00 ea

 

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$ 3.00 ea

 

NEW SIZE: GIANT WHITE MUREX XL  Very large sized specimens of this impressive, elaborately spined shell from the Philippines, measuring over 23cm (9") in size. Superb as single eye-catching table center-pieces or designer objects, feature shells for events (i.e. weddings), these beautiful massive white shells will look fantastic anywhere. Available numbers are limited!

$ 55.00 ea

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NEW SIZE: GIANT WHITE MUREX LG  Spectacularly beautiful and large white / off-white display shells, also known as Ram's Murex, with elaborate curly spines or fronds. Measuring approx. 20cm (8") and up. A real favourite for wedding decorations and table centerpieces, these fabulous white shells often have a pink blush around the aperture. Great for solitary display, as they look nice and stand well in various positions.

$ 35.00 ea

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$ 30.00 ea

TUN SHELL XXL  Nicely sculptured and impressively large ornamental shells sized at over 18cm (7") with naturally glossy surface in multiple hues of pale tans and browns (akin to the very finest bone china!). Beautiful and delicate, these fabulous huge Tonna galea from the Philippines are an iconic decorative seashell, often taking pride of place in shell collections. Amazing display pieces anywhere you care to place them.

$ 45.00 ea

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NEW STOCK: TUN SHELL XL  Desirable ornamental shells in a very large size at approx. 13 - 15cm (5-6") - lovely glossy tan/brown (sometimes rosy) with typical ribbed spiral pattern. These delicately sculptured and curved Tonna from the Philippines will look beautiful in any shell arrangement. Will let you to 'hear the ocean', when you hold them next to your ear!

$ 10.00 ea

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$ 8.00 ea

NEW STOCK: STRIPED TUN SHELL XL  Beautiful and big tan/white & funky-striped Tonna tessellata shells at approx. 15cm (6") and up in size. Substantial and impressive shells for single display, these elaborately ribbed Tun Shells from the Philippines are carefully cleaned and packaged. The iconic ornamental shape and the irresistible pattern make them great favourites in any shell collection or display. The larger shells will let you to 'hear the ocean', when you hold them next to your ear.

$12.00 ea

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$ 10.00 ea

STRIPED TUN SHELL LG  Very pretty and ornamental white Tonna with funky striped banding - large sized at approx. 12-13cm (5"). Beautifully suited for single display, these elaborately ribbed, tan/white Tonna tessellata from the Philippines will look very cute anywhere you place them. Also great in combination with other white / off-white shells. Will let you to 'hear the ocean', when you hold them next to your ear.

$ 8.00 ea

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$ 7.00 ea

LIGHTNING WHELK NATURAL LARGE  Unusual and beautiful shells, always with sinistral aperture (the spiral turns around the other way from other shells). The natural Busycon contrarium will look great anywhere. Our good sized shells at 20-22cm (8-9") have a pretty "coronated spire" (a crown around the spiral end) and a naturally slightly rough surface. The shells are either plain cream/tan coloured or with faint lined pattern (as shown in the image). The shell aperture often has a gorgeous pink/orange blush.

$ 15.00 ea

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$ 12.00 ea

NEW STOCK: LIGHTNING WHELK POLISHED LARGE  Rare naturally sinistral shells (turning around their axis the other way compared with 'normal' shells) are much prized for religious ceremonies. We can now also offer a few carefully hand polished large Busycon contrarium, good sized at 20-22cm (8-9"). They have a smoothly polished spire (no pointy crown) and pale shiny tan/apricot coloured surface with pink/orange blush inside. Great for individual display, these shells also make gorgeous and unusual gifts.

$ 18.00 ea

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$ 15.00 ea

PEARL SHELL NATURAL LARGE  Individual pearl oyster halves from local commercial pearl farms (Pinctada maxima). Large shells measure approx. 14cm (nearly 6") and up, with beautiful white and shiny MOP (mother-of-pearl) inside. The rough natural outer surface and brittle lips are trimmed back to minimise cracking due to moisture loss. Great shells for displays, the thick MOP is also much in demand for inlay, carving and other craft work, for instrument makers, mosaicists, etc. Now limited availability!

$ 15.00 ea

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PEARL SHELL NATURAL SMALL  Individual pearl oyster halves in a lovely Small to Medium size are hand-selected from our local commercial pearl farms (Pinctada maxima produce the famous South Sea Pearls). Approx. 9-10cm (3.5-4") in diameter, the shells have beautiful shiny white MOP (mother-of-pearl) inside and the rough natural outer surface. When the shells are removed from water, the edges become brittle and are trimmed to minimise cracking. Ideal for shell displays and a great natural MOP source for inlay and carving material. Do you have a special purpose in mind? Let us know and we will select accordingly.

$ 10.00 ea

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$ 7.00 ea

TIBIA SHELL LG / XL Highly ornamental, fragile shells from the Philippines with a single elegant long spine. Tibia fusus play a famous ipart in many seashell collections and displays around the world, showing off their uique, highly unusual shape. Tibias have a faintly ribbed tan surface with darker edge and spine - interior is a creamy white and they're available in a lovely large size of over 15cm (8"). Great in any shell display, for art collages or beautiful gifts. (Price includes substantial packaging to ensure they travel safely !).

$ 15.00 ea

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$ 12.00 ea

BLACK MUREX SHELL  The spiky black Murex shells from Mexico add a lovely black & white contrast to any seashell arrangement. Sized approx. 9-13cm (3.5-5"), with white aperture and uniquely variable, interesting patterns. The eye-catching dark and white striping, combined with the fact that all Murexes are predators - make them a firm favourite with children of all ages. This is a very robust decorative species and the shorter spined shells make great natural imaginative toys for kids.

$ 6.00 ea

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$ 5.00 ea

NEW STOCK: PINK CARDIUM XL Lovely giant-sized naturally pink Cardium Shells from the Philippines. As the interior is quite roomy, they are well suited for unique & romantic gift boxes - they are naturally heart-shaped and the 2 halves can be separated and closed again tightly. Their extra large size of 10 - 12cm (4-5") and gorgeously sculptured and patterned shape make these desirable additions to any shell arrangement. Availability is limited.

$ 8.00

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NEW: WHITE CARDIUM XL Beautifully patterned and sculptured giant-sized Cardium from the Philippines in white. As the interior is quite roomy, they are suitable for unique & romantic gift boxes - they are naturally heart-shaped and the 2 halves can be separated and closed again tightly. Their extra large size of 10 - 12cm (4-5") and gorgeous shape make these elaborately sculptured shells a truly lovely addition to any shell arrangement. Availability is limited.

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IMPERIALIS VOLUTE L With intricate dark patterns reminiscent of calligraphy, these lovely shiny Voluta imperialis from the Philippines have irresistible appeal. The shells wear an elegant crown of long spines and show a smooth tan/peach-colour inside and underneath the vivid darkly patterned surface. Stunning shells in a good size of 10-12cm (4-5") - great anywhere you care to place them.

We also have a few XL shells available in a massive size of over 20cm (~ 8") @ $ 38.00 ea.

$ 9.00

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$ 8.00 ea

TIGER COWRIE  Probably the best-known and most-loved decorative seashell around the world, showing a variety of colourfully wild spotted patterns, the shiny big Cypraea tigris add variety to any shell display. Superb gifts for kids and one of the best choices for children to play with, due to lovely smooth surface, robust exterior and naturally large size at approx. 7-9cm (2.5-3.5"). Inexpensive and available in a wide range of colours & patterns (very light to almost black). Available in large numbers.

 

$ 1.50 ea

 

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$ 1.20 ea

LAMBIS SPIDER SHELL With exotic shape and elegant long 'legs', the tropical Lambis lambis range from approx. 13cm to 18cm (5-7") in size. These beautifully sculptured ornamental shells have intricate dark/tan striped pattern on the back and a pale cream / apricot aperture - they make lovely individual gifts and help create eye-catching seashell displays. Spider Shells are a quintessential part of every seashell collection.

$ 6.00 ea

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$ 5.00 ea

WHITE ABALONE NATURAL XL  White Australian Abalone laevigata shells with naturally pearly iridescent white mother-of-pearl interior and the natural, rough tan-coloured surface on the back. Sized approx. 16-18cm (6-7"), these shells are very large & robust with a beautifully curved natural dish-shape. Excellent source of inexpensive and solid thick MOP material for jewellers, carvers, mosaicists, etc. (using standard jeweller's tools) - NOTE: See also our fully polished XL White Abalone on the 'Polished Shells' Page. Available in large numbers.

$ 4.00 ea

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$ 3.50 ea

NEW: GREEN ABALONE NATURAL Gorgeous natural Abalone fulgens shells from Mexico have cute iridescent mother-of-pearl interior with green/blue/rosy lustre in typical vivid black lined patterns of various intensity. The exterior has the plain ribbed brown/green rough natural surface. The deeply dished shape of these shells is ideal for holding small items, use as smudging bowls - or for easy, thick material to work with for jewellers, carvers, mosaicists, etc. Typically sized 11-13cm (4.5-5") with a solid, curved rim that follows the natural shape of the shell, they are versatile and robust. Available in large numbers.

$ 4.00

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$ 3.50 ea

THREADED ABALONE NATURAL MED Very pretty natural Abalone assimilis shells from Mexico have bright, highly iridescent mother-of-pearl interior and thread-like, beautiful dark red/green ribbed sculpture on the back. These are very decorative shells for any kind of shell display. The deeply dished shape is ideal for holding small items (i. e. window displays), use as smudging bowls - or for robust material to work with for jewellers, carvers, mosaicists, etc. Typically sized 8-10cm (3-4") with a solid, curved rim that follows the natural shape of the shell, these shells look cute anywhere. Available in large numbers.

$ 4.00

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$ 3.50 ea

NEW: RAINBOW ABALONE NATURAL MED Very colourful medium-sized natural Australian Abalone laevigata shells are sustainably farmed. The slightly dished oval shape has very unusual colouring with eye-catching blue-green pattern (may have red highlights) on a relatively smooth back. All shells have gorgeous natural highly iridescent mother-of-pearl interior. Very pretty and decorative shells, palm-sized at 8-9cm (3-4") with a curved interior rim that follows the natural shape of the shell.

$ 3.00

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$ 2.50 ea

BLACK SPIDER SHELL Funky black & white Spider Shells with fabulous dark pattern. Sized approx. 12-15cm (5 - 6") - simply irresistible, with exotic shape and interesting contrasting striping. Highly ornamental shells, pattern varies for each specimen, so each shell is unique and striking. Beautiful additions to any shell collection or display and very nice gifts. Availability is limited.

$ 8.00 ea

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$ 7.00 ea

HARP SHELL All shells in the Harp family are famously beautiful and our lovely stock of Harpa cabriti from Tanzania and Harpa articularis from the Philippines are specially selected. Always superbly ornamental, they are intricately and subtly patterned in dark/rosy/tan, with elaborate high ribs reminiscent of harp strings. Each Harp shell is a shiny little jewel with a unique pattern (each one as different as human fingerprints). At approx. 6-8cm (2.5-3") in size, they are perfect for inexpensive individual little gifts and will add elegance and beauty to any shell arrangement. Lovely wherever you care to place them  Available in large numbers.

$ 3.00 ea

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$ 2.00 ea

SPINY MUREX LG  Elegant, spiky and beautiful white to pale tan Murex pecten from the Philippines are now available in a very large display size of 12-15cm (4.5-6") each. One of the most extravagantly sculptured shell shapes available worldwide, these delicate and amazing Murexes will look superb anywhere.

$ 10.00 ea

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$ 9.00 ea

STRIPED MUREX Strikingly ornamental striped Murex shells from the Philippines will liven up any seashell arrangement with their vivid colouring and elaborate dark & delicate long curly spines. Sized approx. 9-12cm (4-5"), with white aperture and very variable striping for each specimen, each one is uniquely different and looks lovely from all angles.

$ 6.00 ea

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$ 5.00 ea

SMALL SPIDER SHELL Intricately pretty and with elaborate sculpture, Lambis millipedes are approx. 9-12cm (4 - 5") in size. The underside of the spines is a pale peach colour, contrasting with darker grooves near the aperture. The fun, exotic shape makes these always beautifully patterned shells cute additions to any shell display. Great for table decorations (i. e. holding place cards) and ideal funky little gifts. Available in large numbers.

$ 3.00 ea

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$ 2.00 ea

NEW: WHITE SCALLOP XL  We have some gorgeous extra large Japanese White Scallop shells (single half only!) new in stock. Hard to get at any size, this beautiful, generously sized lot of shells is white inside and out in a desirable shallow dish shape, measuring approx 10-12cm (4-5") across, with slightly trimmed edges. Almost perfectly round, the elegant, versatile shells look and feel like delicate fine bone china and will be ideal for Spa-style decorations and/or holding small gifts, soaps, tea candles, etc. The interior often shows a unique rippling surface sheen, making these shells perfect for white and off-white shell arrangements. Availability is limited.

$ 5.00 ea

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$ 4.50 ea

DEEP DISH SCALLOP SHELL  These lovely (single half only!) Scallops vary from very light to a little darker tan/rosy hue, inside is white with a wide dark brown edge as pictured. Each individual half-shell measures approx 8cm (just over 3") in width and is about  3cm (1.5") deep, edges are slightly trimmed. Their large size and deeply dished shape make these shells ideal for holding small gifts. Gorgeous for traditional Mediterranean style wedding favours: Fill one for each guest with candied almonds, tie up in sheer fabric with a silk ribbon - done! Available numbers are now limited.

$ 2.00 ea

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NEW: WHITE SCALLOP LG  Beautiful big Scallop shells (single half only!) are white inside and out and quite generously dished. They measure approx 9-10cm (just under 4") across and have their edges slightly trimmed. Elegant and versatile shells that are quite robust and will be ideal for white seashell arrangements and for holding small gifts, soaps, tea candles, etc. Perfect for traditional Mediterranean style wedding favours: Fill one shell per guest with candied almonds, tie up with some organza fabric and a matching silk ribbon for lovely personal gifts.

$ 3.00 ea

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$ 2.50 ea

AUSTRALIAN SCALLOP SHELL Pretty Pecten australis are iconic Western Australian shells, approx. 7-10cm (2.5-4") in diameter, complete with both matching halves per shell. The natural range of bright colours is astonishing; order a small series of 4-5 shells to illustrate the amazing variety! Great shells for custom art framing and decoration - or as traditional gifts for couples (one half for her, one for him). Or add a bit of extra colour to your shell display!

$ 3.00 ea

 

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$ 2.50 ea

ALABASTER MUREX Delicate white Murex alabaster from the Philippines are available sized 7-9cm (2.5-3.5") each. Much in demand for white / off-white shell arrangements and lovely additions to any shell collection, they will also make very nice individual gifts.

$ 8.00 ea

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$ 7.00 ea

APRICOT SPIDER SHELL Exciting display shells with amazing shape, the beautiful and delicate Lambis crocata have long, elegant spines and measure approx. 10-15cm (4 - 6") in size. The flamboyant colouring with its exotic shape and the dramatic orange interior is quite stunning. Superbly ornamental shells, desirable for any kind of shell display arrangement & decoration. Availability now limited.

$ 5.00 ea

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$ 4.00 ea

PINK & WHITE MUREX SHELL  Pretty white shells from Mexico with short, sometimes rosy-hued spines and often a shiny bright pink to orange aperture, approx. 9-12cm (3.5-5") in size. Perfect for white / off-white table deco, particularly for weddings, pale seashell arrangements or displays. Ornamental seashells that will add a lovely shape variation and unusual spiky texture anywhere.

$ 4.00 ea

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$ 3.00 ea

NEW STOCK: EGG COWRIE  Gorgeous shiny and porcelain-white 'Egg Cowries' (Ovula ovum) are ideal for all white seashell arrangements, for wedding table deco and individual take-home gifts. Very cute, gorgeously smooth shells that feel great when handled and that are big favourites with designers and decorators. Sized approx. 6-8cm (2.5-3.2"), their smooth surface is ideal for writing on with a permanent marker pen (i.e. instant place cards & gifts).

$ 2.50 ea

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$ 2.00 ea

MAP COWRIE  The amazing shiny MED sized Cyprea mappa with elaborate patterns that are as individual as fingerprints. Each shell has a gorgeous, finely detailed pattern that resembles calligraphy - or the fine line drawings on maps (hence the name). Sized approx. 6-8cm (2.5-3.2") in tan/rosy/brown tones, they would inspire any artistically minded person. Pretty shells that are ideal individual gifts and fun additions to existing collections.

$ 3.00 ea

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$ 2.50 ea

STAR SHELL Highly ornamental shells from the Philippines, these cute little star-shaped Guildfordia yoka are much in demand for their obvious appeal. Often with iridescent rose-coloured centre whorl and shiny fragile spines, they are available in a range of sizes from approx. 7 - 10cm (3-4"). Superb additions to any seashell arrangement, we also offer a polished version of these shells - see POLISHED SHELLS section for details.

$ 5.00 ea

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MIRABILIS SHELL Amazing shells from tropical warm waters of the South China Sea, the lovely ornamental Thatcheria mirabilis were named for their truly admirable (gorgeous!) iconic shape. Pale tan in colour (some with darker rosy hue) and with very delicate fine lines following the deeply indented spiral shape, they measure approx. 7-8cm (around 3"). Generally small to medium sized, they're great for solitary display or in white / off-white shell arrangements - a beautiful example of art in nature.

$ 12.00 ea

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$ 10.00 ea

NEW: PINK PAGODA SHELL Very pretty rose-coloured tropical shells from Taiwan with round pagoda shape and highly iridescent interior (pink & green lustre). As the very finely sculpted rosy overlay is always slightly translucent, the underlying iridescent nacre often shines through the top layer when viewed up close. These are ornamental and beautiful little treasures, generally small to medium sized and measuring approx. 4.5cm (just below 2") in diameter. Rarely offered in Australia. Availability is limited.

$ 5.00 ea

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HEART SHELL  Fabulous and eye-catching ornamental gifts for anyone who loves hearts! Naturally heart-shaped Corculum cardissa shells from the Philippines are sized 3.5 - 5cm (1.5-2") and often have a yellow or pink blush on a pale or white background or contrasting coloured rims. Pictured is a single shell (front and back). Each shell has 2 valves which can open and that are hinged at the top. Great for elegant shell displays and white or off-white seashell arrangements.

$ 4.00 ea

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WINGED TRITON SMALL The highly ornamental Gyrineum pulchellum (nick-named "Kookaburra Shell"), shaped flamboyantly with extended 'wings' on either side are a truly intriguing iconic Australian shell from our tropical shores. Gorgeous sculpture and finely detailed ribbing is enhanced by the delicate tan colouring that fades towards white at raised points or tips of wings. These are incredibly beautiful shells - small sized at approx. 4-5.5cm (over 1", up to 2"). Always hard to obtain and much favoured by jewellers and artists.

$ 5.00 ea

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or more:

$ 4.00 ea

NEW: ZIG ZAG CARDIUM  Gorgeously patterned tropical Cardium shells sized around 4cm (1.5"). Each shell has 2 fully patterned halves, which are glued together but can be separated by immersing the shell in hot water for ~ 10 minutes. The superb variety of completely natural and lovely dark Zig-Zag patterns is stunning - each one is as unique as a fingerprint. Pictured is a group of 5 different shells to show the variety of decorative lined patterning on both sides. Great for elegant shell displays and white or off-white seashell arrangements.

$ 5.00 ea

Order 3

or more:

$ 4.00 ea

APORRHAIS SHELL MINI  These unusual spiky small white Aporrhais Shells are striking examples of the marvellous structural diversity available in natural seashell shapes. In a size of 3-3.5cm (1 1/2") that is suitable for many jewellery, arts and craft projects, these very ornamental little shells will surely fire up and inspire any designers' imagination.

$ 3.00 ea

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CORAL SHELL MINI  Beautiful pale and curly Coralliophila / Latiaxis sp. (various species) look like miniature tornadoes: Unique little natural sculptures that are perfect for all kinds of art and display projects. Some may show yellow or rosy hued spikes. Sized approx. 3cm (1") and quite variable. Order a set of 3 shells for maximum variety and discounted price. 

$ 2.00 ea

Order 3

or more:

$ 1.50 ea

ASTRALIUM MINI  Gorgeous predominantly white Astralium phoebium are quite variable - some may have a pronounced green or gold blush or they may be faintly iridescent! Lovely miniature shells sized 2-3cm (up to 1') will look superb anywhere. While great in seashell collections of any kind, perhaps they're even better suited for careful feature placement in jewellery, arts and craft projects (wedding bouquets..?), etc.

$ 3.00 ea

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SPIRULA SHELL MINI  Delicate eggshell-white Spirula spirula from the Western Australian beaches are extremely ornamental. Although small at 1.5-2cm (0.5") in size and fragile, their classic shape is widely admired and in demand for craft work (cards, art collages & custom framing), sailor's valentines, etc. Superbly decorative when sprinkled among glassware and candles for table decoration at festive events. We have seen them used to create lovely Christmas ornaments and as striking additions to white/off-white shell arrangements. Available in large numbers.

$ 1.00 ea

10 Pack:

$ 9.00

50 Pack:

$ 38.00

100 Pack:

$ 60.00

STRIPED NERITE SHELLS  Gorgeous colours with unique designer patterns - naturally beautiful small Nerites that will amaze anyone! The image really doesn't do them justice. These fabulous little shells are great for bead work, jewellery designs and craft applications - or just to play with! Neritina ziczac are sized approx. 1.2cm and up (0.5') and we can now offer them in packs of 25, 50 and 100 shells for your convenience.

$ 0.50

25 Pack:

$ 10.00

50 Pack:

$ 18.00

100 Pack:

$ 30.00

RICE SHELLS MINI  Slender, glossy and very tiny pale eggshell / tan coloured Marginella shells measure approx. 1cm and up (0.5')- see closeup image. Uniquely uniform in size and shape (very unusual in seashells), they are perfect and quite essential for many traditional embroidery and beadwork applications and of course superbly suited for all kinds of custom designed art & craft projects (i. e. sailor's valentines, etc.). We can now offer them in packs of 30 and 100 shells for your convenience.

$ 0.60

30 Pack:

$ 15.00

 

100 Pack:

$ 35.00

NEW: SEA URCHIN SPINES  Loose Urchin Spines are ideal for art & craft projects of all descriptions. Sized 4.8 - 8cm (2-3"), they are robust and decorative in a wide variety of pale / tan / dark colours (incl. all white). Most are beautifully banded or striped as shown (see image). We're offering the spines in packs of 25 and 50 for your convenience. Available in large numbers.

$ 1.00

20 Pack:

$ 15.00

50 Pack:

$ 25.00

 

XXL DECOSHELLS

LOOKING FOR SOMETHING REALLY BIG?  WE DO HAVE SOME EXTREMELY LARGE SHELLS IN STOCK (NOT LISTED ABOVE), INCL. SYRINX, VOLUTES, ETC.

CONTACT US FOR MORE INFO.

 

DECOSHELLS QUICK SHIPPING GUIDE*

 

DECOSHELLS MIXES WEIGH APPROX. 0.6 KG TO MAX. 1.2 KG EACH (PACKAGED)

Prices are valid as of 5th of September, 2014.

We ship via Australia Post Business eParcel, which is trackable, against signature only (unless you specify otherwise), has EXPRESS shipping options and is priced economically (less than AusPost prepaid satchel options). For example, local Perth deliveries up to 20kg cost only $ 7.75 (incl. GST).

One 1kg parcel shipping to Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane Metro areas is currently only max. $ 10.37 (incl. GST). 2kg = $ 11.72 (incl. GST), etc.

We do not charge a handling fee.

 

* Find complete info on Australia Post options & charges for domestic shipping at: www.auspost.com.au

 

WE ALSO OFFER COURIER DELIVERY AND INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING: Please view the ORDERING page for our complete range of shipping options!

 

PRICING: Please note that all shipping and shell prices are quoted per item in Australian Dollars (incl. GST). We automatically quote for most economical delivery.

ORDERING: Simply e-mail us with a list of what you would like. Include your mailing address or postcode, so we can send you a quote incl. delivery and all payment options.

SHIPPING: No handling fees - minimum order amount is $ 30.00 (incl. GST).

CAN'T FIND what you are looking for? Ask us! Send us an e-mail with your request.

 

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