Shell Inlay

Shells are the oldest form of jewelry...and money for that manner. Shell decorations have been found as jewelry in the oldest known burial grounds. Today there are a number of types of shells still being used as ornamental jewelry.  Abalone shell is used as decorative items and as a source of mother of pearl for jewelry, buttons, buckles, and inlay. Shell comes in just about every colour of the rainbow so makes for stunning inlays in jewelry.
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