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Shell Handicraft

Priya Nagpal
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From time immemorial shell handicrafts are one of the dependable crafts in India. Shell Handicraft can be made out of three types of shells like conch shell tortoise shell and sea shell. Different kinds of goods like bangles forks decorative bowls lockets spoons buttons curtains chandeliers mirror frames table mats etc. are the products of shell crafting. Generally the places located on the sea shore like Gulf of Manar Goa Orissa etc. are the places for shell handicraft.

Posted On : 2/17/2014 4:21:40 AM

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Nowadays the public is more sensitive to the trade in wildlife and issues of concern are regularly aired in natural history articles books and on television. Importers and retailers of natural products have come under increased scrutiny in the last few decades. The Conchological Society supports the concerns that are expressed about the shells which are used for decorative and handicraft purposes. Where local legislation permits shell collection only dead beach-collected shells or food refuse should be used for shellcraft.

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