Helmet Shell 7” x 5” x 5.5”

Helmet Shell 7” x 5” x 5.5”

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This stunning, distinctively shaped Helmet Shell is ready to be the centerpiece of your fossil or shell collection or just a beautiful piece of home decor. 

Helmet Shells are named for their resemblance to old battle helmets. This piece measures approximately 7” L x 5” W x 5.5” H.

Helmet shells adorn a variety of marine snails of the family Cassidae (subclass Prosobranchia, class Gastropoda), characterized by a large, thick shell with a shieldlike inner lip. Helmet shells have a very solid, heavy, rotund shell with large, horn-like knobs and a wide, flat base. The shell has a dorsally pale orange color, its base vivid orange, faintly marked with white and brown. 

Shells stimulates intuition, sensitivity, imagination, and adaptability. It helps to enhance mental clarity and provides insight into decision-making. People have incorporated shells into ceremonies and rituals commemorating the most profound moments of their lives; these shells may have called to mind a spiritual experience, or the elemental force of birth or mysteries of death.

Each piece is similar, though no item at Crystal Joys Gallery is exactly the same as every item uses a unique stone is non-fabricated. Every item is a true "one-of-a-kind". Slight variations in color, size, and stone shape. 

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