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I’ve Never Met A Seashell I didn’t Like

Posted by on Jun 30, 2016 in Baby's Ear, Florida Spiny Jewelbox, Jewel Box, Maculated (Brown) Baby's Ear, Moon Snail, Paul Newmans Eye, Sand Dollar, Shark's Eye | 4 comments

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I’ve never met a SAND DOLLAR I didn’t like. For that matter, I’ve never met a PAUL NEWMANS SHARK EYE that I didnt like either. You know, the SHARKS EYE that has the swirl of blue in the center instead of having a brown swirl.

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We had an amazing time on our Captiva Cruises shelling adventure to Cayo Costa last week. We found a beautiful sunny day and the beach filled with plenty of shells… especially LETTERED OLIVES.

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And  spectacsheller SPINY JEWELBOXES…

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Even double JEWLEBOXES and a fab BABY EAR…

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SHELLZAM! Check out this MACULATED BABY’S EAR… a pretty rare find in SW Florida

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Hannah from Kansas asked me about her find on the boat ride back to Captiva. OMG That’s such a great find!

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Everybody found some great shells…

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It was so much fun to hang out with so many awesome shellers…

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To make it even better, of course everybody received $25 gift certificates for Congress Jewelers.

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We have a few new dates for more iLoveShelling tours! To join us CLICK HERE 

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Paul Newman’s Shark Eye at Bowman’s Beach

Posted by on Aug 17, 2015 in Bowman's Beach, Paul Newmans Eye, Shark's Eye | 27 comments

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Well there you are ol’ blue eye! I found the prettiest PAUL NEWMAN’S EYE SHARKS EYE at Bowman’s Beach over the weekend. I just love to find these special shells with the bright blue center.

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After walking a while, Clark and I found one little spot that produced lots of other gorgeous treasures.

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Most of the shells we found were just at the water’s edge.

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Such an amazing assortment. We haven’t found such a variety like this in a while so I felt so shellucky.

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I was thrilled… so I took a little video to share with you so you can see how the shells were rolling in. I didn’t pick any up while I was filming so you could try to spot them too. Have fun! 

We went back last night but didn’t find this same assortment but I did find something that made me laugh… a broken beat up JUNONIA. Just to see those spots in the sand made my heart is a beat!

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