Rhyolite Stone Seashell Carved Rock Shell
This beautiful Rhyolite hand carved troca or turban seashell is 2.5 inches tall by 2.5 inches wide at its base. This seashell has a matte finish, the material does not take a polish.
Rhyolite is an extrusive igneous rock formed as a deposit of volcanic ash. The ash becomes rock after being exposed to extreme heat and pressure. Iron oxide stains create the beautiful patterns.
The name comes from the Greek word "rhyx" meaning "to flow" because the rock shows flow structure formed when it was molten lava. The material is ground smooth, but does not take a polish. It comes from Utah.
Metaphysical Properties: Rhyolite is said to encourage change and creativity.
U.S. Shipping terms: Cabochons, rough rock poundage and all orders over $50 are shipped for FREE in the U.S. On all others I ship Priority Mail and charge actual shipping. I never charge more than $10.95 for combined shipping within the U.S.!
International Shipping terms: We offer Priority Mail at actual cost, including Flat Rate. Or we offer First Class (up to 4 pounds) which is the cheapest but is NOT tracked and can take 2-8 weeks for delivery. Customs, duties, taxes, etc. are the responsibility of the buyer.
Please note: Items are One of A Kind, due to the natural stone material there may be some small natural flaws. Major flaws will be listed. You will always receive the item pictured unless otherwise noted! Any questions??-please contact me.