Abalone, aka mother of pearl. Often used by Native Americans for jewelry making - along with coral, onyx and turquoise. (JA) Sea Shells, Mothers, Pearls, Colors, Beautiful, Abalone Shells, Beach, Seashells, New Zealand
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Interior of an abalone shell. Tony Duquette used to say, "if there were only one abalone shell in the world wars would be fought over it for its beauty". So his friends called him Tony Abalone.