Weekly Photo Challenge: From Above

Showing a rugged exterior, this is the topside of the shell.
Showing a rugged exterior, this is the topside of the shell.
A view from above, capturing the inner contours of a perlemoen (abalone) shell.
The inner layers, capturing the contours of ‘mother-of-pearl’ lining a perlemoen (abalone) shell.
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24 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge: From Above

    1. Yes luck is the word. The abalone species is becoming rare, they’re illegally poached for big bucks, being a delicacy particularly on the Asian market. The beach itself is a no-take for shells … hopefully nature can take it’s course and it will degrade into pearlised grains of sand?

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