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Cowrie - Snakehead

Minimum Order: 5 Kg
Sold In Multiples of: 1 Kg
Product Code: 8080-24


Cowrie Shells with a distinctive Snakehead marking. Buy in bulk for sea shore art frames and as naturally polished nature bowl treasures.


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Shell Size: Approx 2.0-3.5cm
1kg is likely to contain approximately 140 shells

Description & Application:
Natural polished Snakehead Cowrie shell with distinctive mottled markings. Fished from licensed Indo-Pacific sources for crafts, jewelry and interior/exterior decoration.

Colour & Form:
We take great care to provide accurate images, however, as a totally natural product shade variations, irregularities and small chips can occur, we consider these as “happy accidents” and add to the fascination of the collection.

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Delivery:
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Delivery is either by post, national or international couriers. Our checkout allows for you to advise us of any delivery requirements or concerns you may have.

Safety Considerations:
Whilst this natural sea shell is considered to be harmless, it is not suitable for children under 36 months due to either shape, small particle size, or the possibility of breakage.

Source & Environment:
Natural sea shells, a by-product of licensed fishing. Approved by authorities in both the country of origin and the UK

Background: All species of Cowrie shells are egg shaped and have a shiny porcelain like appearance, making them popular for jewelry and decorative purposes. Depending on species Shells can vary size from just a few millimetres to up to 15cm in the case of Tiger Cowrie.

Cowrie Shells In History: Cowrie shells have been viewed as symbols of womanhood, fertility and wealth. The shells have also been used by many societies as currency and as gaming dice.
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