Polished Black Silver Pearl Pica Magpie Turbo Shells Coastal Decor Weddings Jewelry Jar Bowl Fillers Mirrors Frames Art Crafts Hermit Crabs
Beautiful Black and Pearl Pica Magpie Turbo Shells are Beautifully polished- hints of white & silver pearl and shiny black. Also known as Cittarium pica seashells, magpie shells, Arapica shells, West Indian top shell, pica shells, turbos, turban & medium hermit crab shells. They are used for hermit crab shells, and in shell crafts, such as making mirrors, ornaments and candles.
The shells are very thick & heavy with natural pearlized colors when polished.
These shells have been polished and some of them will have a pearl bands on the shells. 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!
We offer two great sizes!
Medium shells measuring 1.5- 2.0" in size and Large 2.0-2.5"---you will receive a SINGLE shell.
The openings on these shells is between 3/4" and 1 1/8" for MEDIUM, and 1"-1.5" LARGE shells.
In some Spanish-speaking parts of the Caribbean, where they are used as a food source Cittarium pica is known as caracoles (snails, in Spanish) as bulgao. In Venezuela it is called quigua; in Cuba it is called cigua.