Abalone shells are often used for
smudging ceremonies by the Native Americans in the United States and
These abalone shells have been cleaned and polished on
the inside and outside. The sizes have been
obtained by measuring the longest side of the shell. We weighed several shells and they weighed 42 grams to 57 grams.
Mexican Abalone Shell:Polished:Red:2-3"
||Mexican Abalone Shell:Polished:Green:5-6"
Genus and species of Red Mexican Abalone: Haliotis
and species of Green Mexican Abalone: Haliotis fulgens. Wild.
The Red Mexican Abalone shells are not for sale in California, Oregon, or Washington State.
exported from the USA, Mexican abalone shells are subject to USFWS export processing fees at overseas rates, not at NAFTA rates as one would think.