These gorgeous shells, collected from along the Atlantic coast, have been artfully transformed into lovely objectd d'art and function wonderfully as ring or trinket dishes. Each one is handmade and consists of multiple layers of pearly or white base, thin layers of paper, and multiple coats of high gloss waterproof lacquer finish. The finishing touch is a fine edging in liquid gold leaf. These have the look and feel of porcelain and the gold really shines. The back of the shell is left natural to highlight the delicate edging of the gold leaf paint. The shell fronts are coated with a waterproof protective lacquer but please do not submerge them in water or leave them exposed to water for extended periods of time. The back of the shells are still porous and will absorb water.
- Large Decoupage Clam Shell
- These shells range in width from 5.5" to 6.25"-thoroughly cleaned with soap and water- no chemicals used
- Ethically Sourced
- We only use shells that have washed up on beaches naturally. Their former inhabitants have moved out. We never kill or harm any animals to get their shells. We also donate a portion of our proceeds to The Marine Fish Conservation Network as a way of giving back for the abundance and beauty our oceans so generously provide.