COCKLE SHELLS FOR COLLECTORS AND CRAFTERS

Cockle shells

Cockles belong to the bivalve group of mollusks, who forms a top and bottom matching shell.

Many Cockle shell varieties have become part of the human diet

Most Cockles burrow in sand or mud in shallow sea water and have been found world wide, sometimes in very large numbers colonizing a small area.

Heart Cockle Shell  1/7/13

Heart Cockle Shell

  • The Cardium Cardissa shell or true Heart Shell is a bivalve. The shell is made of two matching shells. One upper snd one lower shell.


  • The Heart Shell is very delicate shell. This bivalve forms an upper and lower shell, joined forming a heart shape pair.


  • The front half of the shell is radially ribbed.


  • The Heart Shell colors vary from the more common white to yellow, a very few are violet, pink and pink-spotted. (b)Please do not request pairs with color


  • The Cardium Cardissa (Heart Cockle Shell) like sandy, shallow water and range from East African shores to the Northern shores of Australia.


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  • One Cardium Cardissa (Heart cockle Shell) natural color (mostly white to cream color) 1 to 2 1/4 inches......$1.59



  • Butter Cream Cockle

    Butter Cream Cockle

  • Butter Cream Cockles are found in the Western Atlantic Basin. There color ranges from very light off white or light cream to a sunset yellowish tint. They are a commonly found shell.



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  • One Butter Cream Cockle approximately 2 1/2 inches or less...... .04


  • Rose Cockle Shells 10/7/13

    THE ROSE COCKLE IS FROM THE INDO-PACIFIC REGION

  • The Indo-Pacific region stretches from the Indian Ocean east to the Sea of Japan and south to the New Zealand shores.


  • These shells popular among crafters due to its inner shell colors. Rose Cockle inner shells vary in color, from deep purple to a much lighter purple hue.


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  • One Rose Cockle shell approximately 2 1/2 inches or less...... .05



  • Haition Rose Cockle Shell 10/7/13

    HAITION ROSE COCKLE

  • The Haition Rose Cockle is a shallow water species found in the Indo-Pacific region.

  • Sold as single shells, not as complete bivalve, with its matching top and bottom.

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  • One Haition Rose Cockle shell 1/2 plus inches...... .04


  • American Cockle Shell 10/7/13

    AMERICAN COCKLE SHELL

  • These are complete cockle shells (bivalve) having top and matching bottom of shell. As shown in picture they are shipped sealed a a complete shell.

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  • One American Cockle 1 3/8 inches or more...... .69


  • Brown Cockles 10/7/13

    BROWN COCKLE SHELL

  • The Brown Cockle shell is found across the tropical western Pacific in shallow sandy areas sea floors.

  • Sold as single shells, not a complete bivalve with a matching top and bottom

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  • One Brown Cockle 7/8 inch or more...... .03


  • Giant Cockle Polished  10/7/13

    GIANT POLISHED COCKLE SHELL

  • The Giant Cockle is a bivalve shell. This means the mollusk (animal inhabiting the shell) creates a top and matching bottom shell. The Giant Cockle as well as other cockle shells move thru the water by using their long powerful foot. The foot allows them to several inches as they move across muddy or sand bottom sea floors. The Giant cockle is found across the Indo-Pacific region, ranging from East African shores east to The northern Australian and New Zealand shoreline. They prefer moderately shallow water. Historically, Most cockle shell species have been a means of food for man as well as some predatory fish. This species has been known to reach 5 inches in size. The Giant Cockle is relatively common.

  • The picture shows the shape, color and unique markings of the Giant Cockle. The picture provides a good example of the complete bivalve shell top and matching bottom. These Cockles are sold as pairs, matching top and bottom of this bivalve.

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  • One Giant Cockle shell pair a matching top and bottom shell 3 7/8 inches or more......$2.25


  • Natural Heavy Cockle 10/7/13

    NATURAL HEAVY COCKLE SHELL

  • The Heavy Cockle is a bivalve shell. This means the mollusk (animal inhabiting the shell) creates a top and matching bottom shell. The Heavy Cockle like the Giant Cockle shells move thru the water by using their long powerful foot. The foot allows them to several inches as they move across muddy or sand bottom sea floors. The Heavy Cockle is found across the Indo-Pacific region, ranging from East African shores east to The northern Australian and New Zealand shoreline. They prefer moderately shallow water. Historically, Most cockle shell species have been a means of food for man as well as some predatory fish. This species has been known to reach 5 inches in size. The Heavy Cockle is considered common.

  • This is a bivalves and are sold with their matching top and bottom. Top and bottom shipped sealed together.

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  • One Natural Heavy Cockle shell pair a matching top and bottom 3 7/8 inches or more......$3.75


  • Polished Heavy Cockle  1/7/13

    NATURAL POLISHED COCKLE SHELL

    The Heavy Cockle is a bivalve shell. This means the mollusk (animal inhabiting the shell) creates a top and matching bottom shell. The Heavy Cockle like the Giant Cockle shells move thru the water by using their long powerful foot. The foot allows them to several inches as they move across muddy or sand bottom sea floors. The Heavy Cockle is found across the Indo-Pacific region, ranging from East African shores east to The northern Australian and New Zealand shoreline. They prefer moderately shallow water. Historically, Most cockle shell species have been a means of food for man as well as some predatory fish. This species has been known to reach 5 inches in size. The Heavy Cockle is common.

  • These bivales are sold complete with their matching top and bottom sealed together.

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  • One Polished Heavy Cockle shell pair a matching top and bottom shell 3 7/8 inches or more......$4.25


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