© James Randklev Photography Queen Conch (Strombus gigas)
Florida's State Shell the Horse Conch... state bird is the Mockingbird, state flower is the Orange Blossom, tree is the Cabbage (Sabal) Palm, and of course, it's nickname is the Sunshine State.
I love the queen conch shell ~ my favorite
Great tutorial on how to clean your fabulous shells - shown here are 3 cleaned horse conch shells - found empty and abandoned after a storm.
If you're really listening, if you're awake to the poignant beauty of the world, your heart breaks regularly. In fact, your heart is made to break; it's purpose is to burst open again and again so that it can hold evermore wonders --Andrew Harvey
.Conch shell lamp - how cool is that! And I just happen to have a couple of those shells!
Treg Silkwood | "Apricot Latticino Conch Shell"
How to clean and polish a conch shell.
conch shell aqua and pearls by ginalimosaics, via Flickr
Sand Dollar Ornament, Natural Sundial Spiral Seashell Mini Conch Shells Twine Holiday Coastal Decoration Mermaid Beach Decor - TheSandbar - pinned by pin4etsy.com