ONE OF THE LARGEST SELECTIONS OF QUALITY ABALONE SHELLS ON THE NET

    Abalone shells are flat shells that have few whorls.



  • (A whorl is one complete turn of the tube of the gastropod shell around its imaginary axis). The Abalone is a gastropod.



  • (A gastropod is a mollusk with head bearing tentacles and eyes, a foot and a one-piece shell(sometimes no shell).


  • A mollusk is a soft bodied, legless animal that usually secretes a calcius shell.



  • The body whorl has small holes dotted over its body. This is where air is taken-in.



  • Abalones are found the world over, with the larger species in a more temperate water. Some of The abalone shells in our listings are known as a donkey's Ears


  • Donkey's Ears and disc shaped species are found in the Indo-Pacific region; ranging from the western Indian Ocean east to the northern shores of Australia.


  • The body whorl of the Donkey Ear is ornamented with spiral ridges and some growth lines. The outside shell is creamy with green and brown blotches, triangles and streaks.

  • In our listing of Abalone shells you will notice the Paua, silver and many other varieties of Abalone shells. Some Abalone shells like the paua have been polished; while others are in their natural state.


  • Shells are measured by surface and point to point. What is meant by surface is if you used a cloth ruler and measured from the points of greatest distance the ruler would allow for the shell curvature. It is rare when a shell is completely flat. This measurement is usually greater than point to point measurements. For instance point to point may measure 4 inches but surface measurement is 4 1/4 to 4 7/8 inch or sometimes more.



Paua Abalone 8/3/13

    PAUA ABALONE SHELL PRICE


  • M1-4


  • One Polished Paua Abalone from Northern shores of New Zealand 4 to 5 1/2 inches... $11



Silver Ruff Back Abalone

    WESTERN PACIFIC RUFF BACK SILVER ABALONE


  • The Silver Abalone is in its natural state. It has not been polished. The time and weathering of the sea is evident. The shell under side shows natural nacre "mother of pearl"irredescence and a marked central muscle impression.. The outside part of the shell is ruff and natural, the inside is pearlized. The Abalone is native to the Indo Pacific region. The outside color is a grayish dull color.


  • B0-37


  • One Silver Ruff Back Abalone shell 3 7/8 to 4 7/8 inch..... $2.50



  • Baby Pearl Abalones Polished

      POLISHED PEARL ABALONES


    • L1-14

    • One Polished Pearl Abalone 2 7/8 to 3 1/4 inches plus.... .45


    • L2-14


    • One Polished Pearl Abalone 2 to 2 1/2 inches...... .35



    Baby Red Abalones Polished 1/14/13

      BABY POLISHED RED (NATURAL COLOR)


    • AA2-5


    • One Baby Red Abalones Polished 2 to 2 1/2 inches......$2.10 each


    • AA3-5


    • One Baby Red Abalones Polished 2 7/8 to 3 1/4 inches plus......$2.45



    Baby Green Abalones

      GREEN ABALONES


    • K1-14


    • One Green Abalones 2 to 3 inches...... .35



    Giant Red Abalone Natural

      Giant Red Abalone


    • Scientific name: Haliotis Rufescens. Ranges from Bodega Bay California to Mexico. Found in rather deep water. It is considered one of the largest species in the Eastern Pacific. It is large, thick heavy shell and can reach a length of about 10 inches. Its shape is generally oval with outside color of dull redish brown. The sculpture has rounded rubs and low radiating waves. Inside, the shell is highly polished with a rainbow of colors. The hues are blue, copper but predominately pink. The outer rim projects over the pearly interior and forms a red edge. There are usually 4 open respiratory holes at the margin. These abalones live attached to rock and are edible.

    • RA0-1


    • One Giant Red Abalone all natural ruff on outside and rainbow of colors inside 4 7/8 to 5 7/8 inches.....$16


    • RA1-1


    • One Ruff Giant Red Abalone shell 6 to 6 7/8 inches ...... $20


    • RA2-1


    • One Ruff Giant Red Abalone shell 7 inches ...... $26



    • Pearl Blue Abalone

        PEARL BLUE ABALONE SHELL.



      • ABALONES ARE MEMBERS OF THE GASTROPODA CLASS OF MOLLUSKS. THESE ARE ONE PIECE SHELLS. THEY ARE SOMETIMES CALLED THE SEA EAR; IN REFERENCE TO THEIR FLATTENED SHAPE. ABALONE SHELLS ARE OVAL WITH A LARGE DOME AT ONE END. THEY CLING TO ROCKY SURFACES WITH THEIR MUSCULAR FOOT. THE SHELL HAS A ROW OF RESPIRATORY SPORES. YOU WILL NOTICE SEVERAL SMALL VENTING HOLES ALONG THE TOP EDGE OF THE SHELL.


      • NORTH AMERICA IS THE HOME OF 9 ABALONE SPECIES. THE PEARL GREEN ABALONE IN THIS LISTING IS NOT ONE. IT CAN BE FOUND IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC; ALONG THE SHORES OF NEW ZEALAND AND THE PHILIPPINES.


      • THE ABALONE IS A HIGHLY SOUGHT SPECIES, POPULAR DUE TO ITS BEAUTIFUL PEARLIZED COLOR.

      • PA1-5

      • One Pearl Blue Abalone 4 7/8 to 5 7/8 inch......OUT OF STOCK



      • PA2-5


      • One Pearl Blue Abalone 6 to 6 1/4 inch......$14


      • PA3-5


      • One Pearl Blue Abalone Shell 6 1/2 to 6 7/8 inch...... OUT OF STOCK



      RAINBOW RUFF ABALONE  1/14/13

        Rainbow Ruff Back Abalone



      • Rainbow Ruff Backs are found in the Indo_Pacific region. They are naturally rough on the outside and pearlized inside.


      • A5-5


      • One Ruff Back Rainbow Abalone 4 7/8 to 5 7/8 inch......$7



      • Deep Red Abalone DR1-1

          DEEP RED ABALONE SHELL


        • DR1-1


        • One Deep Red Abalone (natural) 4 to 4 7/8 inch.... $8



        Polished Red Abalone

          POLISHED RED ABALONE


        • PRA-1


        • One POlished Red Abalone shell 5 7/8 to 6 7/8 inches..... $40



        Pinto Abalone

          Pinto Abalone Shell


        • DPA1-5

        • One Pinto Abalone Shell all natural color 2 to 3 1/4 inch....... $2.45


        • Pink Ruff Abalone 3/14/14

            Pink Ruff Back Abalone


          • Rainbow colors inside,ruff back.


          • A3-5


          • One Pink Ruff Back Abalone 4 7/8 to 5 7/8 inch..... $4.95



          Ruff Baby Abalone 1/13/13

            Baby Ruff Back Abalone. All natural. Ruff on outside rainbow like color on inside


          • BOB2-65

          • One Ruff Back Baby Abalone 3 to 4 1/2 inch......$1.40



          Green Ruff Back

            Green Ruff Back Abalone. All natural. Ruff on outside rainbow like color on inside


          • AR0-5

          • One Green Ruff Back Abalone 4 to 5 inch......$8



          Pao-5 Silver Azule Abalone

            Silver Azule Abalone


          • PA0-5


          • One Silver Azule (blue hue) Abalone 4 3/4 to 6 inches....... OUT OF STOCK



          Paua Egg

            Paua Abalone Egg



          • This is a handcrafted egg made by hand laying cut Paua abalone shells in the shape of an egg. The stand is not included.


          • EG0-3

          • One Hand crafted Paua Abalone Egg 3 inch..... OUT OF STOCK



          Green Abalone Egg

            Green Abalone Egg



          • These are hand crafted eggs made from cut abalone shells. Stand not included.


          • EG-01



          • One Green Abalone Egg 2 1/2 inch..... OUT OF STOCK



          Pink Abalone Egg

            Pink Abalone Egg



          • This egg is made from cut abalone shells, hand layed into the shape of an egg. The stand is not included.


          • EG-02


          • One Pink Abalone Egg 2 1/2 inch...... OUT OF STOCK



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