The inner lining of an Abalone shell is composed of Nacre, or Mother of Pearl, which has beautiful iridescent colors and markings. Abalone Shells are oval shaped with natural imperfections such as grooves, and holes which are respiratory apertures which allows a living Abalone to vent water from its gills.
The pastel rainbow colors of the Abalone shell enhance feelings of peace, beauty, compassion and love. Work with the Abalone shell when you are facing tough emotional issues. Abalone will soothe the nerves and encourage a calm demeanor. Abalone shells can help to gently open our psychic and intuitive connections.