Wentletrap Shell 1" x 1.8"
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Beautiful Wenteltrap shell is a delicate and beautiful addition to any shell collection with it's lovely shape and color.
A Wentletrap shell is a type of sea snail that belongs to the family Epitoniidae. The shells of these snails are often highly prized by collectors for their intricate and delicate patterns. They are usually small in size, typically measuring less than 2 inches in length. Wentletraps are small, often white, very high-spired, predatory or ectoparasitic sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Epitoniidae. The word wentletrap originated in Dutch, and it means spiral staircase. These snails are sometimes also called "staircase shells", and "ladder shells".
Wentletrap shells are often utilized for decorative purposes, such as in jewelry making and as decorative pieces in homes or offices. They can also be utilized to make a variety of crafts and ornaments.
Each piece is similar, though no item at Crystal Joys is exactly the same as every item is a unique stone that is non-fabricated. Slight variations in color, size, and shape may exist. Every item at Crystal Joys is true "one of a kind". Contact us if you would like to see the specific stone prior to purchase and we would be happy to send you a picture prior to shipment.