Purple Top Cowrie Shells 1/2″-1″ | 25 pieces

Purple Top Cowrie Shells 1/2″-1″ | 25 pieces

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Description

• Purple top cowrie shells are apart of the species Monetaria annulus, a species of sea snail shell that was commonly used as shell money in parts of Asia, Africa and the Middle East much like Monetaria moneta
• These shells are characteristically off-white in appearance with varying degrees of purple on the back or upper side of the shell
• Slight variations in color, pattern and size should be expected
• You will receive 25 purple top cowrie shells similar to the reference specimens
• Approximately 1/2″-1″ long measured at the longest points

Additional information

Weight 3 oz