Capiz Disc - Golden Yellow 65mm - Project Pack

Product Code: 8550GY-P1
Minimum Order: 1 No.
Price: £9.00 each 
Current Stock: 31.000 No.


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Capiz shells that have been skillfully cut and coloured to a translucent golden yellow. The single drilled hole allows for the creation of elegant Art Deco style design of lampshades, curtain screens and wind chimes.


Pack Contents: Each pack contains 50 shells 

Shell Size: Approx 65mm 

Hole Diameter: Approx 1-2mm

Description & Application: 
Exclusive to On Line Shells in the UK as craft components, these golden coloured Capiz shells have been skillfully cut and hand drilled with a single hole.

Embodying a natural elegance and style seldom found in artificially manufactured materials, Capiz shells provide a unique translucent media for arts and crafts projects. Lightweight yet deceptively durable, and having been drilled with a single hole allowing for the creation of elegant Art Deco style design of 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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