All of our Seashells are 100% Genuine, from sustainable and ethical sources, with a Certificate of Authenticity
Name: Murex pecten
Location: Indo-Pacific Oceans
Stunningly intricate, pure white specimen shells, specially selected from approved sources for interior decoration, window dressing and photographic work. Murex is the name given to a group of medium to large sized carnivorous tropical sea snails. Many of the species are found in Indo-Pacific waters, however, this shell is unique due to its array of spines. The spines provide protection from predators, and prevent the snail from sinking into soft mud.
These shells were used as natural combs by the ancient Greeks.
The shell is SELECTED: The seashell is a carefully chosen piece with a photo that shows the actual specimen you will receive.