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(Style #1A) Over 4oz (1/4 Pound) Bag Conch Shells Medium & Large From the Beaches of Cozumel Mexico
(Style #1A) Over 4oz (1/4 Pound) Bag Conch Shells Medium & Large From the Beaches of Cozumel Mexico

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  • (Style #1A) Over 4oz (1/4 Pound) Bag Conch Shells Medium & Large From the Beaches of Cozumel Mexico.
  • Approx. Size: 1" - 1 3/4" Minimum.............Approx. Size: 1 ½" - 3 1/2" (Long) Minimum................These Shells were hand collected and I personally hand selected only the "#1 Choice" Pieces from searching over 100 Buckets & over 5000 shells.
  • Buyer Receives The Exact Shells In The Images Of This Listing. We Will Never Give You A Substitute..
  • Conch shells have a long history of ritualistic use in a variety of cultures and religions. Ancient believers in these practices have maintained that conch shells hold certain metaphysical properties. In fact, the conch shell is still viewed by adherents to various religions as having an array of distinctive spiritual qualities..
  • Buddhism: The conch shell has long been used in rituals by Tibetan Buddhists, who will blow a conch shell to call worshippers to a religious assembly. Conch shells also are used by Buddhists as receptacles for holy water and as an instrument in the performance of religious music. The conch shell's use in Tibetan Buddhism originates with the significance these shells held in India's Vajrayana Buddhism. Beforehand, the conch was a highly significant symbol in ancient Hinduism. In modern Buddhism, the conch shell represents the voice of Buddha. Adherents believe its sound can awaken a person from ignorance. Hinduism: In ancient Indian mythology, the God Vishnu blew into a conch shell and made the first sound in all creation, a sacred sound known as.
  • Imported from USA.
Hawaiian Beliefs: The conch shell commonly is used in Hawaiian ceremonies. According to ancient Hawaiian belief, an ancient race of tiny people called the Menehune once co-existed with Polynesians, who considered this tiny race to be godlike. New settlers to the islands believed the sound made from blowing a conch shell had the power to control these tiny deities. They would blow the conch shell whenever they wanted the Menehune to do their bidding. One Hawaiian legend recounts how the Menehune, fed up with this abuse, stole the special conch and played it night and day, preventing the Hawaiians from getting any sleep. Finally, brave Hawaiians retrieved the stolen conch shell from the Menehune. Various Beliefs: Adherents to certain aspects of New Age spirituality believe conch shells symbolize such feminine aspects as birth, regeneration, marriage and fertility. In China, some believe conch shells can bring good luck and ensure a positive experience in the afterlife. In Islam, the conch shell represents hearing the divine word, while ancient Greeks and Romans used the conch shell to symbolize their respective sea deities. The conch shell was even part of the belief system of the ancient Mayans, who believed its spiral shape represented infinity.
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(Style #1A) Over 4oz (1/4 Pound) Bag Conch Shells Medium & Large From the Beaches of Cozumel Mexico

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