WEC: Thoughts about Jewelry — Shell Jewelry
She Sells Seashells by the Seashore
Posted by Laurie Zeiden on
Seashells, the hard protective exoskeletons of sea animals, can be found in all shapes and sizes. And that's also true for jewelry with seashell designs which is the focus of today's blog. Enjoy the jewelry and the facts about shells interspersed among the photos. SEASHELL SHAPED JEWELRY Unsigned Pin Kenneth Jay Lane Necklace SEASHELL FACT:Mollusks don't shed their shells; as they grow they just secrete more material (calcium carbonate and proteins) which makes the exoskeleton grow. Margot de Taxco Silver Pin Art Pin SEASHELL FACT:Most seashells open from the right. Although there are some species with shells that are always sinistral, or left...
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