THE SHELLS

Enjoy browsing through these pages for a variety of select quality specimen seashells, I hope you find something interesting...

Zoila Exceptional - POR Volutidae Strombidae Turbinidae Cypraeidae Muricidae Various Conidae Bivalves Haliotidae Pectinidae Ranellidae

 

Cypraea venusta – Shoal Cape Form (#3940)

F+++/Gem 70.6mm. Here we have a very attractive orange gold spotted example of the rare, shallow water inshore reef population from Shoal Cape on the far south coast of Western Australia. Historically it has always been extremely difficult to obtain any examples of quality venustas from this small population! A lovely shell…

Price: AU$POR ( USD | EURO )

Cypraea perlae (#3916)

F+++/Gem 44.3mm. Beautiful large shell with an overall soft almost pinkish tone & lovely, very unusual open spotting over the dorsum!

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Cypraea venusta episema (#3900)

Gem- 70.8mm. Beautiful dark & mature specimen from Geographe Bay population, always incredibly difficult to obtain this quality.

Price: AU$325.00 ( USD | EURO )

Umbilia armeniaca andreyi (#3882)

Gem- 72mm. An exceptional rarity taken at extreme depth by ROV off the south west of WA! Beautiful pale mauve colours & one of the most attractive examples that I have seen…

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Cypraea friendii kostini (#3867)

Gem 73.9mm. One of the largest & most impressively beautiful specimens I have yet seen! Very rare above 70mm & this one is faultless perfection…

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Cypraea friendii friendii (#3855)

Gem- 72.1mm. Beautiful inkblot pattern, very pretty piece!

Price: AU$165.00 ( USD | EURO )

Cypraea friendii friendii (#3842)

Gem- 76.4mm. Classic mature beauty from Geographe Bay!

Price: AU$165.00 ( USD | EURO )

Cypraea venusta roseopunctata (#3792)

F+++/Gem 72.2mm. Beautiful light pink with dark spots, heavy base & high frosted margins.

Price: AU$350.00 ( USD | EURO )

Cypraea friendii kostini (#3772)

Gem 60.4mm An exceptionally beautiful example of this rare deep water species! Perfect gem quality, lovely shape & proportions, pink/orange at the terminals, heavy marginal spotting with very nice blue/gray tone over the dorsum & finely speckled pattern….Superb!

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Cypraea friendii kostini (#3622)

F+++ 63.5mm. Pale pinkish orange speckling over a cream dorsum & a clear mantle line! Just a few minor & very discreet nacre imperfections only…

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