Paua Abalone Shell Pendant Beads, Natural Seashell, Drilled - great for wire wrapping

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Large pieces of natural paua abalone shell, drilled for pendant beads. These natural seashells from New Zealand are full of green, blue, pink & gold depending on the viewing angle. That's the beauty of genuine paua abalone!

I need to clean out my supply collection, & these pieces are ones I will not be using in my own designs. You will receive both shells shown.

One shell has a substantial curve to it and has darker colours, while the other is flat and more pastel. Each has a 2.5 mm drill hole placed in the narrower portion at the top. The curved shell measures over 2 inches long (5.3 cm) and 1 1/2 inches wide (3.8 cm), while the flatter shell is 2 1/2 inches long (6.2 cm) and 1 1/2 inches wide (3.8 cm). The backs are mostly brown, as shown in the fourth photo.

I have more jewellery supplies in stock: including other shells.

I also sell my handmade abalone jewellery:

Average review
Beautiful pieces for necklaces -thanks so much!
May 1, 2014 by Jani
Thank you.
Jun 9, 2012 by A fellow maker
Very responsive. Thanks.
Apr 10, 2012 by A fellow maker

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