The Silver Tree is now offering a new range of beautiful sea shells set in sterling silver. These little doors to shells or Operculums as they are also known, are combined with New Zealand Abalone. Stunning simple designs that are perfect for a gift with a great story behind every piece. Each Piece comes with a small card explaining what the shell is and where it comes from alomg with a wonderful little legend about why in some places its called the eye of saint lucia. Thank you and happy shopping!
The door to the shell is called the Operculum
Abalone is an incredible shell mostly found in New Zealand. People often eat the creature inside and discard the shell. Once saved and polished it is one of natures miricles and makes amazing jewellery.