Shell & Turquoise
Hand picked and painted shell necklace.
This shell was hand picked from the Saginaw Bay in Bay City, Michigan.
I hand painted the edges of the shell and did a light coat on the back. I sealed the paint with a clear lacquer.
Hand picked mussel shell
Shell features gold tone paint on the edge and external side
Wire wrapped on umbo area (hinge) of shell
Gold tone wire and chain
Chain is 22 inches long
Please note: All shells are empty when I collect them, no mussels were harmed