Sustainable Abalone Shell
The abalone shell is a traditional vessel in which Native American herbs and smudges can be burnt. The shell is great for resting burning bundles upon while they burn and with the addition of sand or earth, they can be used to help extinguish them afterwards. Loose herbs or the broken ends of smudge sticks can also be placed in the shell for burning, again with or without sand or earth.
Each shell is beautifully unique, with a swirling iridescent mother of pearl inner, approximately 4-6" in size.
We source our abalone shells from South Africa and Mexico where they are a by-product from the food industry and would otherwise be disposed of. They’re not caught in the wild so the supply is sustainable and doesn’t destroy any natural habitat or wild abalones.
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For every abalone sold, we will plant a tree via Ecologi. View our forest.