Operculum Shell Necklace
24K gold or silver plated 49 strand stainless steel nylon coated wire. Gold plated magnetic clasp or sterling silver lobster clasp and Leighton Lam brass name tag.
round shape 3/4"dia
square shape 1/2"x1/2"
This high polished shell is shaped the operculum of a seashell. The operculum is like a foot and serves as a sort of trapdoor to close the mouth of the shell when the soft part of the animal is retracted. It is found on beaches throughout the pacific, no live shell are used to make them.
Made in Hawaii