Huge Rare Golden Cowrie Cypraea Aurantium Sea Shell From A Hawaii Collection
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Huge Rare Golden Cowrie Cypraea Aurantium Sea Shell From A Hawaii Collection:
Rare HUGE Golden Cowrie Cypraea Aurantium Sea Shell From a Hawaii Collection
Stunning Dark Orange Color - 80.5 mm Specimen
- Goodsize measuring 3.17" = 80.5 mm
- Golden cowrie or Cypraea aurantium
- Stunning dark color, a brilliant peachy orange dorsum with a creamy underbelly
- Kept out of the light to preserve color intensity
- Because of their beauty and rarity, these were status symbols- worn as an adornment by Fijians and used at decorate the king's vessel in Samoa
- Some stress lines which is common for this species, see photos
- Keep in mind, golden cowries area highly coveted shell for collectors
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