StravaMax Jewelry Etc

Home What's New? Chain Mail PLUS Bracelets Earrings Necklaces Beads Jump Rings Leather Metals Peyote Stitch TierraCast Tools X-Stitch

Crystal Fire Polished Gemstone Glass Miyuki Delicas Seed Beads Shell, Coral, Pearls

 

Shells, Coral, Pearls

Shell Main Cubes Nuggets Ovals Coral Pearls

 

Fiesta en el Jardin Chainmail Earrings!!!

Free Shipping over $50FREE SHIPPING - Store Wide - minimum purchase $50 - automatic no coupon required - no expiry date.

+++ get 20% Off orders over $100 - discount automatically applied at checkout+++

 

Shell Beads

20mm Irregular Polygon Blue Shell Beads20mm Blue
Irregular Polygon
Shell Beads

CAD$4 /11 beads

3 left

16mm x 12mm Oval Grey Shell Beads16mm x 12mm
Grey Oval
Shell Beads

CAD$4 /13 beads

2 left

30mm Flat Square Grey Shell Beads30mm Grey
Flat Square
Shell Beads

CAD$8 /13 beads

2 left

55mm Shell Round Pendant 
55mm Shell
Round Pendant

CAD$4.00/ ea

3 left

Back to the top?

Cube Beads

6mm Black Cube Shell BeadsBlack
6mm Cube
Shell Beads

CAD$1.25/ 8" Strand

9 left

6mm Blue Cube Shell BeadsBlue
6mm Cube
Shell Beads

CAD$1.25/ 8" Strand

15 left

6mm Fuchsia Cube Shell BeadsFuchsia
6mm Cube
Shell Beads

CAD$1.25/ 8" Strand

5 left

6mm Natural Cube Shell BeadsNatural
6mm Cube
Shell Beads

CAD$1.25/ 8" Strand

6 left

6mm Purple Cube Shell BeadsPurple
6mm Cube
Shell Beads

CAD$1.25/ 8" Strand

9 left

6mm Turquoise Blue Cube Shell BeadsTurquoise
6mm Cube
Shell Beads

CAD$1.25/ 8" Strand

0 left

Back to the top?

Nugget Beads

Black Nugget Shell BeadsBlack
Nugget
Shell Beads

CAD$2/ 8" Strand

9 left

Natural Nugget Shell BeadsNatural
Nugget
Shell Beads

CAD$2/ 8" Strand

1 left

Blue Nugget Shell BeadsBlue
Nugget
Shell Beads

CAD$2/ 8" Strand

8 left

Fuchsia Nugget Shell BeadsFuchsia
Nugget
Shell Beads

CAD$2/ 8" Strand

2 left

Purple Nugget Shell BeadsPurple
Nugget
Shell Beads

CAD$2/ 8" Strand

2 left

Turquoise Blue Nugget Shell BeadsTurquoise
Nugget
Shell Beads

CAD$2/ 8" Strand

2 left

Back to the top?

Shell Oval Beads

Dark Gold Oval Shell Beads25 x 15mm
Oval Shell Beads
Dark Gold

CAD$3/ 8" Strand

5 left

Dark Rose Oval Shell Beads25 x 15mm
Oval Shell Beads
Dark Rose

CAD$3/ 8" Strand

3 left

Copper Oval Shell Beads25 x 15mm
Oval Shell Beads
Copper

CAD$3/ 8" Strand

7 left

Pink Oval Shell Beads25 x 15mm
Oval Shell Beads
Pink

CAD$3/ 8" Strand

4 left

White Oval Shell Beads25 x 15mm
Oval Shell Beads
White

CAD$3/ 8" Strand

3 left

Copper Oval Shell Beads with cutout center25 x 15mm
Oval Shell/ Cutout
Copper

CAD$3/ 8" Strand

10 left

Dark Rose Oval Shell Beads with cutout center25 x 15mm
Oval Shell/ Cutout
Dark Rose

CAD$3/ 8" Strand

15 left

Pink Oval Shell Beads with cutout center25 x 15mm
Oval Shell/ Cutout
Pink

CAD$3/ 8" Strand

13 left

Purple Oval Shell Beads with cutout center25 x 15mm
Oval Shell/ Cutout
Purple

CAD$3/ 8" Strand

14 left

Turquoise Oval Shell Beads with cutout center25 x 15mm
Oval Shell/ Cutout
Turquoise

CAD$3/ 8" Strand

10 left

White Oval Shell Beads with cutout center25 x 15mm
Oval Shell/ Cutout
White

CAD$3/ 8" Strand

10 left

Back to the top?

Coral Beads

Bamboo Coral Chip BeadsBamboo Coral
Stick
Chip Beads

CAD$4/ 16" Strand

2 left

Bamboo Coral Large Chip BeadsBamboo Coral
Large
Chip Beads

CAD$15/ 16" Strand

1 left

Bamboo Coral Large Disc Chip BeadsBamboo Coral
Large Disc
Chip Beads

CAD$12/ 16" Strand

1 left

Bamboo Coral Medium Nugget BeadsBamboo Coral
10-15mm
Nugget Beads

CAD$10/ 16" Strand

1 left

Red Coral Chip BeadsRed Coral
Man-Made
Chip Beads

CAD$3/ 16" Strand

8 left

4mm Red Coral Round Beads4mm Red Coral
Man-Made
Round Beads

CAD$4/ 16" Strand

3 left

6mm Red Coral Round Beads6mm Red Coral
Man-Made
Round Beads

CAD$5/ 16" Strand

6 left

Sponge Coral Drum BeadsSponge Coral
8 x 15mm
Drum Beads

CAD$15/ 16" Strand

1 left

Back to the top?

Freshwater Pearl Beads

Dark Pink Rice Freshwater Pearl Beads4 x 6mm
Rice Pearls
Dark Pink

CAD$6/ 16" Strand

4 left

Green Rice Freshwater Pearl Beads4 x 6mm
Rice Pearls
Green

CAD$6/ 16" Strand

6 left

Purple Rice Freshwater Pearl Beads4 x 6mm
Rice Pearls
Purple

CAD$6/ 16" Strand

6 left

Turquoise Rice Freshwater Pearl Beads4 x 6mm
Rice Pearls
Turquoise

CAD$6/ 16" Strand

6 left

White Rice Freshwater Pearl Beads4 x 6mm
Rice Pearls
White

CAD$6/ 16" Strand

9 left

Dark Pink Irregular Freshwater Pearl BeadsIrregular
6-7mm Pearls
Dark Pink

CAD$6/ 16" Strand

4 left

Green Irregular Freshwater Pearl BeadsIrregular
6-7mm Pearls
Green

CAD$6/ 16" Strand

1 left

Purple Irregular Freshwater Pearl BeadsIrregular
6-7mm Pearls
Purple

CAD$6/ 16" Strand

1 left

Turquoise Blue Irregular Freshwater Pearl BeadsIrregular
6-7mm Pearls
Turquoise

CAD$6/ 16" Strand

8 left

White Irregular Freshwater Pearl BeadsIrregular
6-7mm Pearls
White

CAD$6/ 16" Strand

5 left

Grey Mussel Shape Freshwater Pearl BeadsGrey Mussel
Freshwater
Pearl Beads

CAD$3/ 16" Strand

1 left

Back to the top?

WHAT ARE SHELLS?

Anyone wandering an ocean beach can't resist the temptation to scan the sand for that special shell and it seems we are almost always rewarded with one. Our affection for shells has been with us for millennia dating back to the Stone Age.

When we create jewelry, we want to present an image beyond just our physical selves. Shells, pearls and coral can provide this milieu. This jewelry likely made some profound statement for our ancient ancestors and can still have great intrinsic value to the modern day jewelry maker.

Shells, pearls and coral can be purchased as beads or pendants that are predrilled or cut to allow stringing. They are treated for strength, dyed into a myriad of colors, cut to form uniform shapes or sorted for easy incorporation into jewelry.

Shells are the hard outer protective coverings (exoskeletons) of marine or freshwater creatures. Most of these creatures are soft bodied and when they die they leave behind shells. These shells can be found in great abundance on shores and beaches and some can be used as components of jewelry. Most jewelry grade shells, pearls and coral are produced on farms and are inexpensive.

THE PEARL

Perhaps the most famous ocean or freshwater jewelry component is not actually a shell but a Pearl. Pearls come from mollusks (oysters & mussels) and start their life as a grain of sand. The sand irritates the oyster and it creates a layer of nacre that covers the sand particle. The mollusk continues adding more layers and over time you get a natural pearl. Large round natural pearls or pearls that are created wild are rare and highly treasured. Most pearls today come from pearl farms and are known as cultured pearls.

WHAT IS CORAL?

When one thinks of coral as a color, we envision an orangey medium red color and this color can exist naturally, but there are many natural variations of this color. Coral is now commercially farmed and not considered endangered.

Generally you will find two types of jewelry coral - Sponge and Bamboo

Sponge Coral is formed by tiny sea creatures (polyps) that grow and die over generations and leaves a porous exoskeleton. These holes left by the polyps makes the coral look like a sponge and hence the name.

Bamboo Coral is a branchlike coral and has an appearance similar to bamboo. Natural Bamboo coral is grayish or inconsistent in color. This coral is generally dyed pink red or red for jewelry purposes.

Back to the top?

SALES / CUSTOMER SERVICE:

Email: sales@stravamax.com

Tel: 1 (250) 571-4366 (9:00AM - 5:00PM PST) What is this in my time zone?

You may contact us any time, even on weekends, through the email above. Please make sure that you whitelist our email by adding it to your email contacts so that our reply to you is not lost in your junk mail filter. We will return your email within 24 to 48 hours.

StravaMax On Etsy

Estimate Currency Converter
(does not include payment processing fees)

FreeCurrencyRates.com

About Us  |  Contact Us  |  Payment  |  Shipping  |  Returns  |  Privacy Policy   |   Site Map

Follow StravaMax on Twitter StravaMax    |   Back to the top?