Collection: Abalone Shell

Abalone shell, also known simply as abalone, is the iridescent inner shell lining of marine mollusks belonging to the Haliotidae family. These mollusks are commonly referred to as abalone or paua. The shell is highly prized for its vibrant colors and striking patterns, which range from blue and green to pink, purple, and even black. Abalone shell is often used in jewelry making, decorative items, and inlays for musical instruments and furniture due to its exquisite appearance. Beyond its aesthetic value, abalone shell is also significant in various cultures and is believed to have spiritual and healing properties, promoting feelings of peace, harmony, and emotional balance. Additionally, abalone itself is consumed as a delicacy in some cuisines, particularly in coastal regions where it is abundant.