This light and uniquely shaped shell is called a Xenophoridae but commonly known as a Carrier Shell. It is from the taxonomic family of medium-sized to large sea snails.
Stunning with other shellfish climbing on board as it wanders around she seabed, every one is unique with its all group of shells attached.
The Majority of seashells sold are a by product of the seafood diet in the country of origin (as cockles, mussels and scallops are in the UK) and collected for their food content. The shells are cleaned and polished in the UK to create a stunning illustration of the beauty of nature. The sizes quoted are an average and where shells are sold by weight the actual number you will receive will vary depending on size.