The Paua Shell is unique to New Zealand.
A commoner name is "abalone" to the North American
continent. The finest specimens, such as the one shown here, are found in the cold waters around Southland and Stewart Island and the rocky shorelines of New Zealand.
The Paua Shell is easily among the most colorful shell in the world and its shimmering rainbow of colors and iridescence make it among the most sought after for "elegant wear" jewelry.
Comes with crushed black velvet jewelry box with information and authenticity.
Chain not included.
14K gold wire wrapped pendant handsculpted in a cosmic spiral design. This quality is becoming very scarce to find. All similar.
Size About 1 3/8"L X 7/8" W, All similar.