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Various gemstones which are finding its place in contemporary jewelry are made from natural materials like shell, stone and bone. It’s the humans’ intelligence, which was able to create a special place for gems and jewelry in their heart. Every natural material being used as gemstone today has an interesting legacy behind. Archaeologist facts symbolize that most of the material prevailing today regarding gemstones was unearthed thousands of years back from various worldwide locations.
When we discuss about gemstones and not mention details about shell beads would be a flaw. Archaeologist fact reveals that shell beads dates back to around 38000 BC. Due to their robust structure and longest history, this natural jewelry material can’t be dubbed as yet another jewelry item. As the name suggest most of the shell beads are an outcome of aquatic animals. The oldest known shell beads were fossilized shells which came to be known from all around the world.
Before their usage in jewelry items, shell beads were being used as currency, as dowry, as a status symbol and as a mark of rank. In the past these shell beads also represented a symbolic stature. For example, in Kenya, Africa the cowrie shell bead was touted as a symbol of fertility and the American shell beads were recognized for historical usage as wampum. In wampum you could find white or purple shell beads.  Its shades were interwoven in such a way so as to represent geometrically designed amazing bands.
When you see shell beads in the jewelry arena, you might be surprised to find different shape, size and variety of it. For example, earlier shell beads were available in a disc or barrel shape. But today you may come across different designs with jewelers like oval, tubes, a ball, square etc. In order to provide a new shape to shell beads different tools are used for giving them a new look to their fragile shape. If you have an interest in gems and jewelry you can easily create different designs of shell beads with the help of paua-paua shells, heishi shell beads, abalone shell beads, unique shell beads, mother of pearl and other different variety of shells. These distinct shells can be used to offer robust shell pendants, bracelets, earrings etc., however you need to take the advice of beading instructor, who will provide you valuable tips in creating awesome jewelry out of shell beads.

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House of Gems SHELL BEADS OVAL HOT PINK 10X14MM
PRODUCT CODE: SHL100103
Shell Beads Hot Pink Oval 10X14mm. Strand length 15 Inches, sold By Strand. Price Per Strand

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House of Gems SHELL BEADS OVAL LIGHT BLUEN 8X12MM
PRODUCT CODE: SHL100105
Shell Beads Light Blue Oval 8X12mm. Strand length 15 Inches, sold By Strand. Price Per Strand.

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House of Gems SHELL BEADS FLAT DROP LIGHT GREEN 8X12MM
PRODUCT CODE: SHL100104
Shell Beads Light Green Flat Drop Shape 10X15mm. 22 Beads Per Strand Strand length 15 Inches, sold By Strand. Price Per Strand.

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House of Gems SHELL BEADS HOT PINK 10-11MM
PRODUCT CODE: SHL100101
Shell Beads Hot Pink 10-11mm. Strand length 15 Inches, sold By Strand. Price Per Strand

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House of Gems SHELL BEADS HOT PINK 14-15MM
PRODUCT CODE: SHL100100
Shell Beads Hot Pink 14-15mm. Strand length 15 Inches, sold By Strand. Price Per Strand.

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House of Gems SHELL BEADS OVAL HOT PINK 13X20MM
PRODUCT CODE: SHL100102
Shell Beads Hot Pink Oval 13X20mm. Strand length 15 Inches, sold By Strand. Price Per Strand.

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