Tag Archives: Sailor’s Valentine

Delphinula and Irish Baking Scallop Design

I have these odd-looking delphinula shells. The interior is beautifully iridescent, totally opposite from the exterior which is brownish and bumpy. Delphinula shells are so ugly they’re cute. They’ve grown on me and I’ve come to appreciate their unique beauty. … Continue reading

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Cassis Rufa Cameo Shell Vase with Gar Scale Flowers -Part 3

I tried multiple times to find a way to support the three pectins. Not only was I unsuccessful, I managed to break the glue bond! Very frustrating. On the upside, I did not damage the arrangement. Then a friend says … Continue reading

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Cassis Rufa Cameo Shell Vase with Gar Scale Flowers -Part 2

First, I need to apologize for the quality of the photos. My camera refused to work so I had to rely on the iPod. The pictures are OK, just a little grainy. When you click on them for the enlargement, … Continue reading

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Cassis Rufa Cameo Shell Vase with Gar Scale Flowers

I have this beautiful Cameo shell and I really love the colors. The creamy orange strips of the interior are gorgeous. Browns, creams, and oranges blend into lovely patterns on the exterior. There is a prominent point on the broader … Continue reading

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Seashell Flowers in a Murex Shell Vase

Well it has been a few crazy weeks. Between illness, a new little dog, family, a cancer scare, and the holidays, I totally lost sight of my art and blog posts. Plus I guess I should admit to an electronics … Continue reading

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Sailor’s Valentine, StarShine – Waiting

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I’ve been sitting here waiting for my new valentine box to arrive. It may still be another week or so before I receive it which leaves me with plenty of time on my hands. I did some measuring and I … Continue reading

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Sailor’s Valentine, StarShine – Part 2, Plotting and Sorting

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Once again the dreaded sorting is upon me. Most of the shell varieties I selected are pretty close in size and color. The quantity is also smaller. My white littorina bag is still probably three pounds or more. As a … Continue reading

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