Caribbean Conch Shell Extra Large 8-9" - weighs over 3 pounds! Stands many ways on it's own Shell is very heavy and solid. You will get the exact shell pictured. Shell has a small slit in the back where they extracted the meat, this is very common in these shells. Any natural item in your home or surroundings ensures a grounding with nature and peace. Seashells represent the water element. They are associated with the moon which drives the ocean tides. These shells have been cleansed with dead sea salt for 24 hours and charged by the light of the moon for 8 hours. Please feel free to re-cleanse or recharge if you would like. Seashells have strong protective properties and are intended to keep you safe from harm. Aphrodite, the Greek Goddess of Love was born from a seashell and it is one of her main symbols.