Marlin Spike – Polished Fly-Spotted Auger
Size: 8 – 12 cms
These shells are tall, slender, sharply pointed cones. On each individual shell there may be as many as 20 “whorls”, each bearing spiral ridges and grooves.
They are brownish-yellow and white in appearance with some having a lilac tinge on their base.ke
These stunning polished auger shells (Marlin Spikes) are very striking in their appearance.
They make a great table decoration either in a bowl or glass jar and would make a great addition to any seaside orientated home.
A beautiful collectors piece it would make lovely addition to any collection whether it be just a few shells or a dedicated enthusiast.
This shell would also make a good subject for an art project for a keen artist or for a classroom to try and draw as a still model.