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Capiz Assorted Clown Fish - 65mm - Single Drilled Hole

Product Code: 8551A
Minimum Order: 10 No.
Price: £0.20 each 
Current Stock: 0.000 No.


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Shell Size: Approx 65mm 

Hole Diameter: Approx 1-2mm

Description & Application: 
Exclusive to Online Shells in the UK, these assorted coloured Capiz shells have been skillfully cut in the shape of clown fish, crafted, hand-painted and drilled with a single hole. Each pack contains on average 5 shells in orange, yellow, blue, red and green.

Embodying a natural elegance and style seldom found in artificially manufactured materials, Capiz shells provide a unique media for arts and crafts projects. Lightweight yet deceptively durable, and having been drilled with a single hole allowing for the creation of elegant design such as lampshades, curtain screens and wind chimes.

Background & History:
Capiz Shells or Windowpane Oysters are marine bi-valves found across the Indo-Pacific region and particularly abundant around the Philippine province of Capiz. Although edible, they are valued both for their shells and the occasional pearls they produce. Being translucent, the shells were traditionally used as a natural window. In recent years the Capiz shell has been extensively used to manufacture decorative interior features such as chandeliers, lampshades or candle light reflectors.

Designation: Placuna Placenta
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