seashell wall art

Seashell Photography Metal Poster Art

Now that my seashell collection has been ramped up immensely (see my previous post) I decided to make more posters in my Zazzle store Seashells by Millhill. You may recognize some of the shells in this poster. The big white shell is a knobbed whelk and the brown spirals of a lightning whelk can be […]

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crown conch seashell

Shell Inside a Shell, Could it Be a Baby Horse?

Recently I decided to clean up my seashells.  Honestly, I’ve never made a big production out of cleaning my seashells – just rinsed them well in fresh water and let them dry.  I have collected a few good ones while out on the Gheenoe and the few times I’ve been over to the beach. Finally […]

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Pictures of My Florida Seashells

I’m writing this to try out the WordPress photo gallery feature so I thought I’d try to add some of my seashell photos and try it out. I like this photo gallery and plan to use it more often. For now, I’ve added a few of my Florida seashell pictures.  

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The Jewel Box Seashells Are Leafy, Spiny and Corrugated

This is a picture of my spiny jewelbox seashells. I don’t have many and they are simply call Spiny Jewelbox (Arcinella cornuta). They are white with spikes or ridges (if the spikes have worn down) and the inside is pinkish.  These are found on both Florida coasts, but mainly along the Gulf Coast and Keyes […]

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lightning whelk shell

The Whelks of Florida

The Whelk shells of Florida are widely collected and they can be some of the largest shells you’ll find on Florida beaches. (Don’t collect them if they are inhabited.) The Knobbed Whelk (Busycon carica), Channeled Whelk (Busycon canaliculatum), Pear Whelk (Busycon spiratum) and Lightning Whelk (Busycon contrarium) can all be quite large – the Pear […]

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