Nautilus Shell

Nautilus Shell Pendant
Nautilus Shell Pendant

Nautilus is a living organism that can be found in various oceans and seas. Although there are six different species of Nautilus, chambered nautilus (aka nautilus pompilius) is typically used for jewellery creations.

This species of nautilus is known for it’s translucent brown exterior that exposes the shell’s inner-chambers. Chambered nautilus is also indigenous to tropical waters. Notable sources for chambered nautilus include Andaman Sea and Fiji, as well as southern Japan and the Great Barrier Reef.

Origins

Australia, Thailand, Indonesia, Japan

Map showing sources for natural Coral

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