St Ives Mussel Shell with Barnacles Necklace

Original price was: £70.00.Current price is: £66.00.

This large mussel shell with barnacles was found on Porthmeor beach near the Tate in St Ives, Cornwall.

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This exquisite piece of jewellery captures the unique details of a large mussel shell, complete with barnacles, found on Porthmeor beach near the Tate in St Ives.

Crafted from high-quality sterling silver, this necklace retains all the interesting details of the shell, making it a true work of art. The fine sterling silver 18-inch chain perfectly complements the beauty of the shell, making it a versatile piece that can be dressed up or down.

Porthmeor is a popular sandy beach in St Ives, just a stone’s throw from the town centre. St Ives takes its name from an Irish princess and missionary, St Ia, who sailed from Ireland to Cornwall on a leaf in the 5th Century, according to legend. Since the early 1800s, artists have been drawn to St Ives to capture the essence of the area. World-renowned artists such as Barbara Hepworth, Bernard Leach, Ben Nicolson, Peter Lanyon, Patrick Heron, and Wilhelmina Bans-Graham all have strong links to the town.

The St Ives Mussel Shell with Barnacles Necklace includes free P&P within the UK, along with gift wrapping in a padded envelope and first-class postage.

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Additional information

Dimensions 4.2 × 2 cm


  1. DP

    David Page-smith

    Birthday gift for my wife who was absolutely over the moon with this necklace , beautiful design and extremely well made …highly recommend 😃

  2. PJ

    Paul Johns


  3. K


    This necklace is beautiful, I am really pleased with the quality and design

  4. CF

    Carol Fox

    I love this necklace, it’s my most worn piece of jewellery, a bit of Cornwall round my neck

  5. PA

    Paul Anselmi

    excellent ,fantastic,marvellous,

  6. C


    Beautifully made pendant and a lovely design, nice and heavy! I love it and am wearing it daily.

  7. PG

    Peter Greenhough

    I know St Ives well and the beach the original shell was found.We spend a week every January down there.My wife loves the necklace and it reminds us of the great times spent in St Ives.

  8. A


    Beautiful item bought as a gift for a friend. She loved it.

  9. A


    Good communication with seller. Beautiful items arrived quickly. Recipient very happy.

  10. M


    A truly beautiful necklace, and I really like the link to a wonderful place. Excellent quality and service and my wife loves it. Thank you

  11. LS

    Lynette Stone


  12. WB


    Really fabulous necklace that I bought to gift at Christmas, a truly stunning piece and was really well received!

  13. A


    Lovely detailed natural design, carefully finished and packed. Big and textured enough to have impact, but comfortable on the skin and tactile. Recommended

  14. EC

    Elizabeth Coward

    Beautiful piece of jewellery bought for my daughter’s 18th

  15. M


    Have just ordered the mussel shell with barnacles necklace as a belated birthday present and have had lovely comments when wearing it .Just got the mussel shell earrings aswell makes a really great set .One very happy customer 😀

  16. MH

    Margaret Hartley

    Absolutely delighted with this, as was my daughter with her birthday gift. Great service too.

    Image #1 from Margaret Hartley

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