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Papua shell globe from New Guinea.

Papua shell globe from New Guinea.

Product

Papua shell globe from New Guinea.

Description

Perhaps the most sought-shell in 2016 and 2017! Incorporated into necklaces or interieurcobjekten "they fly away", only the shell is really hard to come by at the moment. And the Papuans have it with a lot of work, because it is very small

Dimensions

100-120mm

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More information

The shell (or snails also known as "snail") is one of limestone (calcite and / or aragonite) and other minerals existing (mostly) external skeleton, which is produced by a mollusc (tribe of Mollusca). The shell gives the animal strength and protects the animal against external influences such as predation, injuries, dehydration, etc. The shell grows during the life of the mollusk. The science that studies all aspects of mollusks, called malacology. A branch of malacology which itself only with the shell is called conchology. Previously it was considered wrong to conclude that malacology was not involved with the shell and the distinction between malacology and conchology was laid by some very sharp. In current practice, the terms are often interchangeably, and they are more or less considered as synonyms. Caps may be used to hardening of a passageway, which is then sometimes called a "shell path" is mentioned. Also, shells can be burned to lime shell, which is often used as a building material in the past, was used instead of cement.

 
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