The Beauty of Seashells

Challenge #91 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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By request, here is an opportunity for you to showcase interesting and beautiful seashells (molluscs). The shells may still be enjoying life at the seaside, or you may have the shells at home where you can still admire the intricacies of these remarkable molluscs. Please, NO photos of fine dining with oysters on a bed of rock salt, snails in garlic butter, seafood paella etc. I will allow fresh water or live land snails, but the theme of the challenge is the shell, NOT the roving eyes of said snails. Macro and close-up photos welcome. Size of entry: 1,600px MAXIMUM on its longer side.
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Two pals
Inner Beauty of the Nautilus
The Shell
Sea snail
"Sun shells"
Nautilus Shells
La Plage
Bowel of seashells
Abalone Shell Detail
Shell - Octopus
Shells from seas of Seychelles
Curls and swirls
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Inner Glow
Bi-valve Mollusc
Little Blue Periwinkles
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