Category Archives: Sand Dollars

Christmas and The Legend of the Sand Dollar

The Legend of the Sand Dollar poem and the Christmas season both have Jesus in common. There are a few varieties of sand dollar and the legend seems to have been written about one in particular – the keyhole sand … Continue reading

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Making Seashell Garland

Christmas in the tropics means decorating with seashells of course! And you don’t have to live in a warm climate to have a themed Christmas tree either. When I lived in central Florida, lots of crafty people would have their … Continue reading

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My Sand Dollar Collection

I have three sand dollars in my seashell collection. Sand dollars are not really shells, but “tests”, or the outer skeletons of the creature inside. In my photo below, on the left, is the large, four inch “arrowhead”. It is … Continue reading

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Types of Sand Dollars

What is a sand dollar? Well, click the link because it’s explained well at WiseGeek. They are Echinoids and are closely related to the Sea Urchin and Starfish. Flat sand dollars such as the Arrowhead come in many sizes and … Continue reading

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