10.89 x 9.98 x 9.61 mm. 11.20 x 5.42 x 5.41 mm. All measurements are taken at the widest points.
48.5 cm = 19.09 inches. The conch shell used for this carving originates from Sumbawa Island / Indonesia and is hand-carved in Bali by our in-house master craftsmen.
Assorted shades of apricot and cream (marbled). Excellent deep and finely carved natural shell. None 100 % natural shell and natural color without any enhancements. Common name the Australian trumpet or false trumpet, is a species of extremely large sea snail measuring up to 91 cm long and weighing up to 18 kg.It is a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Turbinellidae, and is the only species in the genus Syrinx. This is the largest living snail (shelled gastropod) species in the world, and arguably the largest (heaviest) gastropod in the world. Although the shell itself is quite well known to shell collectors because of its extraordinary size, little is known about the ecology and behavior of the species, except for one study about its feeding habits. This species occurs in the northern half of Australia and adjacent areas, including eastern Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.
These giant snails live on sandy bottoms in the intertidal zone and the sublittoral down to about 30 meters. It has not been over fished and this snail is locally very common.It is fished for food / consumption. These finely carved shell beads could make a stunning snake necklace. These beads are strung temporarily. This strand does not have a clasp and is not a ready to wear piece of jewelry. Gorgeous carving ready to be made into a spectacular necklace. Dont miss this opportunity to own this beautiful natural apricot-color Conch shell snake beads. Our photographs have been enlarged to show details. Most details shown in the large image are actually not visible to the naked eye.
We have made the image as close as possible to the original item when viewed on our screen. Depending on the viewers monitor settings, these items may appear a few shades lighter or darker in comparison to the original object. Items are guaranteed as described. SILVER 925 BEADS & FINDINGS.Get images that make Supersized seem small. The item "Snake Beads Apricot Conch Shell Carving 19 Strand Necklace Pendant Hand-carved" is in sale since Saturday, September 15, 2018.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Loose Beads\Shell, Bone, Coral". The seller is "agustus-collection" and is located in BALI - Island of the Gods. This item can be shipped worldwide.