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These little boxes are made to show off the beautifull pansy shells that are only found in a small area on the coast of south africa
-- Johan, South Africa, www.knysnawoodworkers.co.za
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#1 posted 11-24-2009 12:34 AM
Great looking box. Those pantsy shells look similar to the sand dollar shell here in the states. Are they the same?
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#2 posted 11-24-2009 01:26 AM
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#3 posted 11-24-2009 04:25 AM
I agree – your pantsy shells bear a striking resemblance to our sand dollars which are quite common here on the east coast of the U.S. I have a few as large as 6” that I picked up when scuba diving in the Virgin Islands and off Puerto Rico.
I really like the display boxes you made for the shells – it really displays them very nicely. Great job!
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#4 posted 11-24-2009 05:02 AM
The dictionary has these shells listed as pansy shells because of the flower like image on the shell. They are also known as sand dollars here in the states.
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#5 posted 11-24-2009 08:54 AM
Fantastic display box. Greata way to show off a prize possesion. I see a lot of possible uses for this design. The info card in side is a nice touch.
Keep it up.
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