ABALONE

ABALONE
Abalone (from Spanish Abulón) are medium-sized to very large edible sea snails. The shells of abalones have a low and open spiral structure, and are characterized by several respiratory holes in a row near the shell's outer edge. The thick inner layer of the shell is composed of nacre or mother-of-pearl, which in many species is highly iridescent, giving rise to a range of strong and changeable colours, which make the shells attractive as decorative objects, and as a source of colourful mother-of-pearl. The dust created through the grinding and cutting of abalone shell is dangerous; appropriate safeguards should be taken to protect a person from inhaling these particles. An N95-rated dust respirator, a ventilation system, and wet grinding are requirements to working the shell safely. Location - Australia, New Zealand, Jersey, Guernsey

31 Items

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  1. 16MM ABALONE ROUND DYED

    sku: AB109
    £3.00
  2. 18MM ABALONE ROUND DYED

    sku: AB135
    £3.00
  3. 20MM ABALONE ROUND DYED

    sku: AB136
    £4.00
  4. 6X4 ABALONE DYED OVAL

    sku: AB110
  5. 7X5 ABALONE DYED OVAL

    sku: AB111
  6. 8X6 ABALONE DYED OVAL

    sku: AB112
  7. 12X10 ABALONE FLAT

    sku: AB140
  8. 14X10 ABALONE FLAT

    sku: AB142
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