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Paua Shell Bead Strand (1.5-2" long by 1-1.5" wide beads)
Code: 565-BPS (Q6)
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Paua is the species of abalone shell (haliotis iris) found only in the cold waters of southern New Zealand. The coloring varies from shell to shell and has an amazing iridescence. The lighting in the photos above does not do justice to the array of colors found in these beads. Paua beads are made from cut and tumbled paua shell. The government of New Zealand strictly controls the harvesting of abalone for food. The shells are a natural by-product.There are 7 beads per strand. These strands...

Paua Shell Beads: Medium (>0.75"): Strung
Code: 565-BPL (P10)
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Paua is the species of abalone shell (haliotis iris) found only in the cold waters of southern New Zealand. The coloring varies from shell to shell and has an amazing iridescence. The lighting in the photos above does not do justice to the array of colors found in these beads. Paua beads are made from cut and tumbled paua shell. The government of New Zealand strictly controls the harvesting of abalone for food. The shells are a natural by-product.There are 25 to 27 medium paua beads per...

Paua Shell Chips: Unsorted (1/4 lb)
Code: 565Z-CHPU-AS (L2)
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These are 1/4 pound bags of New Zealand paua shell chips. As this is a natural product, you will receive shells very close to the ones shown, but not the exact shells in the photographs. Some pieces will be very nicely tumbled and polished. Some will have rougher edges. Some quantity will have chips or be broken. We are not selling the paua as flawless, individually packaged pieces. There are many uses for the tumbled pieces. They are great for inlay work. They can be put in the bottom of an...

Paua Shell Nuggets: Medium (>0.25" long bead): Strung
Code: 565-BPN (P10)
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Paua is the species of abalone shell (haliotis iris) found only in the cold waters of southern New Zealand. The coloring varies from shell to shell and has an amazing iridescence. The lighting in the photo above does not do justice to the array of colors found in these nuggets. Paua nuggets are made from cut and tumbled paua shell. The government of New Zealand strictly controls the harvesting of abalone for food. The nuggets are a natural by-product.There are 48 nuggets per strand. The...

Paua Shell Pieces: Fans (lb)
Code: 565-TPDU-FN-AS (P13)
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Paua is the species of abalone shell (haliotis iris) found only in the cold waters of southern New Zealand. The coloring varies from shell to shell and has an amazing iridescence. The lighting in the photo above does not do justice to the array of colors found in these pieces. The pieces vary in size and shape and come from shells that have been tumbled to a natural, satin, or high gloss finish. Please note that there will be some degree of broken or chipped shells. If you only need a small...

Paua Shell Pieces: Gloss Drilled (lb)
Code: 565-TPGDxxx
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Price: $121.50-$192.00
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Gloss Finish Drilled Paua Pieces are tumbled to a high gloss finish and each piece is drilled with a hole at the top. They are processed using hydrochloric acid and the pieces tend to be flatter and thinner than the satin finish pieces.Please call if you do not have to order a full pound of tumbled pieces, but can order 1/4 pound, 1/2 pound or 3/4 pound if desired. Some pieces will be very nicely tumbled and polished. Some will have rougher edges. Some quantity will have chips or be broken. We...

Paua Shell Pieces: Gloss Drilled: Large (1/4 lb)
Code: 565Z-TPGDL-AS (L2)
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These are 1/4 pound bags of New Zealand paua shell pieces. As this is a natural product, you will receive shells very close to the ones shown, but not the exact shells in the photographs. Gloss Finish Drilled Paua Pieces are tumbled to a high gloss finish and each piece is drilled with a hole at the top. They are processed using hydrochloric acid and the pieces tend to be flatter and thinner than the satin finish pieces. Some pieces will be very nicely tumbled and polished. Some will have...

Paua Shell Pieces: Natural: Extra-Fine (1/4 lb)
Code: 565Z-TPNXF-AS (L2)
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These are 1/4 pound bags of New Zealand paua shell pieces. The extra-fine pieces are approximately 2 to 3 mm or 3/16". As this is a natural product, you will receive shells very close to the ones shown, but not the exact shells in the photographs. Natural Finish Paua Pieces are tumbled pieces without the polished (satin) finish. They have a more rustic look. Some pieces will be very nicely tumbled and polished. Some will have rougher edges. Some quantity will have chips or be broken....

Paua Shell Pieces: Natural: Unsorted (1/4 lb)
Code: 565Z-TPNUK-AS (L2)
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These are 1/4 pound bags of New Zealand paua shell pieces. The unsorted pieces will range in size from small confetti to 3" (more or less). As this is a natural product, you will receive shells very close to the ones shown, but not the exact shells in the photographs. Natural Finish Paua Pieces are tumbled pieces without the polished (satin) finish. They have a more rustic look. Some pieces will be very nicely tumbled and polished. Some will have rougher edges. Some quantity will have...

Paua Shell Pieces: Natural: Unsorted 20-80 mm (lb)
Code: 565-TPNU-AS (L24)
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Paua is the species of abalone shell (haliotis iris) found only in the cold waters of southern New Zealand. The coloring varies from shell to shell and has an amazing iridescence. The lighting in the photo above does not do justice to the array of colors found in these pieces. The pieces vary in size and shape and come from shells that have been tumbled to a natural, satin, or high gloss finish. Please note that there will be some degree of broken or chipped shells. If you only need a small...

Paua Shell Pieces: Premium (lb)
Code: 565-TPDU-PP-AS (P9)
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Paua is the species of abalone shell (haliotis iris) found only in the cold waters of southern New Zealand. The coloring varies from shell to shell and has an amazing iridescence. The lighting in the photo above does not do justice to the array of colors found in these pieces. The pieces vary in size and shape and come from shells that have been tumbled to a natural, satin, or high gloss finish. Please note that there will be some degree of broken or chipped shells. If you only need a small...

Paua Shell Pieces: Satin (lb)
Code: 565-TPSxxx
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Our Satin Paua Shell Pieces are tumbled to a polished finish. They are available in assorted sizes. The satin finish pieces are good quality shell pieces that tend to be thicker than the gloss finish shells. They are processed with cream and corn grit.Paua is the species of abalone shell (haliotis iris) found only in the cold waters of southern New Zealand. The coloring varies from shell to shell and has an amazing iridescence. The lighting in the photo above does not do justice to the array...

Paua Shell Pieces: Satin: Extra Large (1/4 lb)
Code: 565Z-TPSXL-AS (L2)
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These are 1/4 pound bags of New Zealand paua shell pieces. The extra large pieces are approximately 2 5/8". As this is a natural product, you will receive shells very close to the ones shown, but not the exact shells in the photographs. Satin Paua Pieces are tumbled to a polished finish. The satin finish pieces are good quality shell pieces that tend to be thicker than the gloss finish shells. They are processed with cream and corn grit. Some pieces will be very nicely tumbled and polished....

Paua Shell Pieces: Satin: Small (1/4 lb)
Code: 565Z-TPSS-AS (L2)
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These are 1/4 pound bags of New Zealand paua shell pieces. The small pieces are approximately 5/8" to 1". As this is a natural product, you will receive shells very close to the ones shown, but not the exact shells in the photographs. Satin Paua Pieces are tumbled to a polished finish. The satin finish pieces are good quality shell pieces that tend to be thicker than the gloss finish shells. They are processed with cream and corn grit. Some pieces will be very nicely tumbled and polished. Some...

Paua Shell Pieces: Satin: Unsorted (lb)
Code: 565-TPSU-AS (L24)
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Price: $70.50
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Our Satin Paua Shell Pieces are tumbled to a polished finish. They are available in assorted sizes. The satin finish pieces are good quality shell pieces that tend to be thicker than the gloss finish shells. They are processed with cream and corn grit. Paua is the species of abalone shell (haliotis iris) found only in the cold waters of southern New Zealand. The coloring varies from shell to shell and has an amazing iridescence. The lighting in the photo above does not do justice to the array...

Paua Shell Pieces: Spikes (lb)
Code: 565-TPDU-SK-AS (P10)
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Price: $92.00
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