№ 124 Conch Shell

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Beautiful conch shells from Nepal are set in sterling silver offering a wide surface area to see the patterns the shell creates.

Conch shells have a long religious lineage within Buddhist and Hindu cultures.  In Buddhism, the conch shell is one of the eight auspicious symbols, symbolizing the Buddha’s speech or call to teaching.  In Hinduism, the conch shell is the sacred emblem of the God Vishnu, the preserver, believed to protect humans and to restore order to the world.

Earrings measure 1 ¾” from top of earwire.  All metal used is oxidized sterling silver.