Great Green Turbon Shells Turbo Marmoratus Marbled Turban Coastal Decor Weddings Jewelry Display Door Stop Paper Weight DIY Carving Whittle
Turbo marmoratus, known as the green turban, the marbled turban or great green turban, are a large species of marine gastropod. It's a heavy, thick shell with ridged walls around the top spiral. The green turban shell is in the family Turbinidae, (turban snails). They have beautiful mother of pearl interiors, with the marbled variations of greens, chocolate browns, and natural ivory/ tan patterns of color.
Due to the weight of some of the larger shells they have often been used as doorstops and paperweights throughout history. This listing is for our 3.5-4.5" & 5-6+" Shells. The smaller shells usually weight around 1 lb or less and the 5-6+" weighs upwards of 2lbs!
The lovely spiral shape provides endless creating and crafting ideas! Use on your Coastal DIY projects like Mirrors & Frames, Filler in air plant terrariums & jars of shells, shoreline centerpieces for home interiors or beach weddings/ events. Easily drilled for windchimes, & jewelry making. More ideas for Ocean themed projects can be found on our Pinterest Page!