Art For The Table – The Nautilus Shell

Imagine sitting down to eat with a huge nautilus shell to be used as your drinking cup! The nautilus shell has been used in such works of art for centuries. These artifacts, mainly in the form of table ware, are a unique part of art history which is preserved in museums and private collections now. […]

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The Living Chambered Nautilus

The chambered nautilus is an amazing creature.  Unfortunately, it is sought after for its beautiful coiled whitish shell lined with tan markings and and shiny interior.  Some people keep them in salt water fish tanks. I don’t encourage collecting any living seashells, in fact it is usually against the law. The species encountered near Australia […]

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