I really love these small abalone shells. They have all the beauty and energy that the bigger ones have, but have the advantage of being smaller and more portable, which makes them suitable for use in travel altars or on the go.
They measure between 3″ and 4″ in general, with most of them coming in somewhere near 3.5″. The photo is for reference, no two are exactly the same and I can’t guarantee you’ll get the 4″ shell. It’s pretty much luck of the draw. 😉
They’re large enough to use for charcoal/incense if you’re careful to put enough sand in in the bottom (and not spill it out of the little holes). They also make lovely offering plates for salt or food as well as being suitable as a pretty scoop for bath salts or herbs.