Leighton Lam Designs
Shiva Shell Earrings
The rare and unique shiva shell is naturally made. No two shells are alike. Our shiva shell earrings are made on silver plated brass ear wires. Shells are about the size of a dime.
This high polished shell is the operculum (also known as shiva) 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 shells are used to make them.
Made in Hawaii