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Sailor’s Valentines

The 73rd Sanibel Shell Fair and Show is here!!

The votes are in for the best exhibits and the doors open tomorrow and runs through Saturday each day from 9 a.m to 5 p.m. Here’s a sneak preview of what you’ll be seeing.

Sailor’s Valentines

Sailor’s Valentines are octagonal shadowboxes that display fascinating shell mosaics. They are named for sailors in the 1800’s that would present valentines to their loved ones when they returned home from long sea voyages around the world.

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Single Shell Flower
Shell mirror and sconce