Sailors’ Valentines

 A valentine with fawn-coloured screw shells radiating from an intricate rose flower. The stamens are made from tiny sea urchin spines. 15 ''

A valentine with fawn-coloured screw shells radiating from an intricate rose flower. The stamens are made from tiny sea urchin spines. 15''

 A very intricate valentine of geometric patchwork design made up of sixty-two compartments. The half circles filled with pink blossom and purple snail shells radiate outwards forming a star pattern of green and yellow shells. 12 ''

A very intricate valentine of geometric patchwork design made up of sixty-two compartments. The half circles filled with pink blossom and purple snail shells radiate outwards forming a star pattern of green and yellow shells. 12''

 Double valentine based on a traditional design with pink, green, purple and turquoise shells all from the Caribbean. Each face 11 ''

Double valentine based on a traditional design with pink, green, purple and turquoise shells all from the Caribbean. Each face 11''

 A double valentine with star  designs surrounded by rice grain shells; the left with a heart centre, the right with a rose. Brass clasp and hand marbled paper backing. Each face 9 ''

A double valentine with star  designs surrounded by rice grain shells; the left with a heart centre, the right with a rose. Brass clasp and hand marbled paper backing. Each face 9''