But more wonderful than the lore of old men and the lore of books is the secret lore of ocean. H. P. Lovecraft
This quote may be the reason that the beauty of seashells in all shapes have been collected by many for so many years.
I'm seeing a resurgence of popularity in the clam shell especially,I think mostly because of it's simple shape.
Here are a few of my favorites that I found on Etsy, including a few new items from my own main shop.
Vintage double shell dish with handle, possibly by FB Rogers
Small vintage silver plate dish that I just listed.
I love the lines on this one!
A beautiful hinged serving dish from MaudeAnd Lola found here;
|Vintage English Silver Clam Shell Butter Dish|
|vintage keepsake box|
|Vintage gold shell purse clutch|
|80's White and Gold Gorgeous Clam Shell earings|