Magpie shell was also known as the West Indian Top and Cittarium Pica, is a marine Gastropod found in the Caribbean Region, this beautiful shell has been a popular food source in many local areas such as Bermuda as such overfishing has caused the need to protect the snails with regulations, such as with the US Virgin Islands placing a no collecting during Reproductive Seasons and a minimum Harvest size requirement in order to help these beautiful snails prosper.
This specific shell can be used as a Hermit Crab Shell Replacement.
This product was once a living creature. No item is identical. They may come with deformities but are completely real. This specific item is meant to be curved in all directions, sometimes cupped. These items are NOT meant for human consumption. These shells were found on the beaches of their areas and sold to us in mass quantities. Please keep out of the reach of infants, children, animals(pets), or those who don't know how to handle the product properly. Be cautious, this shell can break if dropped. Please check on the product as soon as received, and let us know with pictures if the product is damaged by the carrier. You will have 24 hours from initial delivery to request a return or exchange once given proof of damages.