Natural whelk shells for sale, knobbed whelks, measuring between approximately 5 inches and 5-7/8 inches in size. Knobbed whelks are native to the North Atlantic coast from Cape Cod, Massachusetts to Northern Florida. Most are right handed and are thick and strong. The shell is ivory to pale grey in color highlighted with streaks of brown. The mouth opening is orange or light tan. The meat of the whelk is used by humans as food in such dishes as raw salads, burgers, fritters and chowder. The shell is used in making shell candles, displaying air plants and in seashell decor.
These shells cannot be shipped outside the US