Abalone Shells at a bargain. Abalone Shells Iridescent Mother of Pearl, Good for inlay, craft, tumbling and more. Total weight is about 2 lbs. 3.3 Oz Will ship in a Medium Priority Mail Flat Rate Box for $11.95. The first two pictures were taken with shells damp to bring out some color.
This came from an old collection so I believe they were old calif. abalone that was legal to collect in past years. On e-bay I checked for tumbled abalone shells and found people asking very high prices for tumbled abalone shells. A tad over 1/2 a lb for $26.50. 500 grams = about 1.10 Lbs (In New Zealand, abalone is called pāua and it looks the same as California abalone once tumbled.)