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Purple Ringtop Cowrie Shells

Left: Purple Cowrie Shells with quarter. See the back side and a size comparison with a quarter

Right: Purple Cowrie Shells in a one kilogram bag. See a size comparison with a soda can

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When Ringtop Cowry shells are treated with acid, the yellow is removed and the purple color underneath is revealed. The purple cowry shells are 5/8" to 3/4" long. They are undrilled.  There are approximately 744 shells in a kilogram bag.

Order Code Description Price
R-269-275-D Purple Cowry Shell (10-Pack) Buy on
R-269-275-C Purple Cowry Shell (100-Pack)
R-269-275-KG Purple Cowry Shell (kg)

Genus and species: Cypraea annulus. Wild.

USFWS export permit is required for all shipments outside the USA.

Product of The Philippines