Abalone Shell

£2.05 - £11.04
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Abalone Shell - Sustainably & Ethically Sourced

The Abalone Shell is a traditional vessel in which Native American herbs and smudges can be burnt. The shell is great for leaning burning sticks in while they are burning and also with the addition of sand or earth can be then used to help extinguish them afterwards. Also loose herbs or the broken ends of smudge sticks can be placed in the shell for burning, again with or without sand or earth.

(Please do not leave burning smudge sticks unattended. If in doubt, just place the stick, that you think has gone out, outside where you can retrieve it later).

Size: The dimensions of the abalone can vary between 2-3" inches at the widest point, and much larger ones at 6-7" at the widest point. 

As these are a natural product, the size and appearance can vary depending on what is avaliable at the time. 

Please note that whilst we do quality check these shells, as these are natural products, very minor chipping / scratches / imperfections do occur. Variations in size and colour are normal, as well as 'imperfections' around the edges and the surface. It is common to find algae deposits which can simply be brushed off under the tap.

We receive our abalone shells from South Africa, Mexico and Vietnam where they are farmed. They are not caught from the wild. So the supply is sustainable and does not destroy any natural habitat or wild abalones. The meat is popular in Japan and is exported there. Then the shells are sold for various uses including to us.

UK Royal Mail Tracked 48 – Flat charge £3.50, or free on orders over £40
Order by 3pm Monday - Friday (excluding public holidays) for same day dispatch. Delivery after dispatch is 2-3 working days.


UK Royal Mail Tracked 24 – Flat charge £4.70, or £1.70 on orders over £40
Order by 3pm Monday - Friday (excluding public holidays) for same day dispatch. Delivery after dispatch is 1-2 working days.


UK Special Delivery Royal Mail by 1pm next working day – from £9.80
Order by 3pm Monday - Friday (excluding public holidays) for same day dispatch. No delivery at weekends or bank holidays, orders dispatched on Friday will be delivered on Monday. A signature is required. The exact price is based upon the weight of items in the basket.


Choose between Royal Mail post (cheaper and slower) or DHL (more expensive and faster).

• Royal Mail to Europe 3-6 working days after dispatch - from £4.20 (2 kg max.)
• DHL to Europe from 1-2 days after dispatch - from £19.96.
• Royal Mail to Outside Europe 6-10 working days after dispatch - from £6.48 (2 kg max.)
• DHL to Outside Europe from 1-2 days after dispatch - from £25.00.
Order by 3pm for Royal Mail and 12 midday (Monday – Friday) for DHL, for dispatch on that
day (Excludes public holidays). Exact price and transit time based on combination of
destination and weight of parcel.


We accept returns of unopened / unused products within 60 days, please refer to our FAQ page for more information on this.

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  • 5
    Top quality

    Posted by Caroline, Raynes Park on 12th Jul 2013

    Very good top quality item going to use for my room clensing. This arrived the next day and very happy with the lovely service.

  • 5
    Looks Great in my Bathroom

    Posted by Lee W on 21st Oct 2008

    Gorgeous shell! I'm using it has a soap dish and it looks so lovely in my bathroom! Many thanks

  • 5
    Just Beautiful

    Posted by Selina on 28th May 2008

    A beautiful shell in perfect condition, and easily six inches across. So lovely to look at I can't bring myself to burn sage in it just yet!

  • 5
    Simply Beautiful

    Posted by Louise on 26th Sep 2007

    The Abalone Shell is quite simply, beautiful. The colours are incredible and the pattern of the shell's exterior is as beautiful as the inside. It will be a valuable tool and I've already received comments about it, from guests to my house!

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