Murex Endivia Mixed 2-7cm

Product Code: 8509
Minimum Order: 1 Kg
7+ Kg
Price per Kg£9.30  
Current Stock: 13.500 Kg

Quantity: Kg
£9.30 total
Price shown per kg

Shell size: Approx 2-7cm.

Shell Count: Typically 1kg is likely to contain approximately 25 shells

Description & Application:
Selected natural murex shells from approved sources for crafts and interior/exterior decoration.

Background: Murex is the name given to a group of medium to large sized carnivorous tropical sea snails. Many of the species are found in Indo-Pacific waters in intertidal zones among rocks.

Murex in History: The word Murex was used by ancient Greeks which makes it one of the oldest shell names still used today. The dye often called “Royal Purple” was made from the mucus of selected species of Murex. This costly dye was used for royal and ceremonial robes.

Classification: Chicoreus chicoreum Gmelin
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