This little beauty is a commission piece. This shell was found on a beach while on holiday and Clare wanted it to be set into a pendant so she could treasure it forever.

I hope you like it Clare.


Operculum (gastropod)

From Wikipedia
Gastropod shell of the freshwater snail Viviparus contectus with corneous operculum in place

The operculum (plural: opercula or operculums), meaning little lid, is a corneous or calcareous anatomical structure like a trapdoor which exists in many (but not all) groups of sea snails and freshwater snails, and also in a few groups of land snails; the structure is found in some marine and freshwater gastropods

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