Raw Black and Pearl Pica Magpie Turbo Shells/ Coastal Decor, Weddings, Jewelry, Candle Making, Fillers, Mirrors Frames Art Crafts
Beautiful RAW Black and Pearl Pica Magpie Turbo Shells with hints of white pearl and shiny black. May have calcium, pitting, etc due to their living conditions in ocean. 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.
They are medium shells measuring 2.5-3.25" and are available as a single shell or sets of 3. The openings are 1-1.5"x 1.25-1.75" approx.
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.
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!
Price for shipping is 6.95 because these are so heavy. If you order a single shell we will refund you the shipping overage.