Shell jewelry

Handmade shell jewelry from Glassando includes a variety of pieces, such as shell pendants, shell earrings, and shell necklaces. We feature options such as hand carved shell cameos, paua shell pieces, mother of pearl shell, and spiny oyster shell, in addition to a range of other pink shell jewelry, brown shell jewelry, white shell jewelry, and more!

These mother of pearl shell, amethyst, and sterling silver earrings feature gorgeous mosaic design with the mother of pearl inlay in different colors of enamel. The center of each earring is a purple amethyst stone. This gray carved mother of pearl angel and sterling silver pendant is designed by Anna King Jewelry. These mother of pearl shell, enamel, and sterling silver earrings feature a gorgeous modern design with black and red enamel and white and tan mother of pearl shell.
Amethyst, Mosaic mother of pearl shell, sterling silver earringsAngel Gray Mother of Pearl Shell and sterling silver pendant black + red enamel w/ white mother of pearl shell drop earrings

$270.00

$66.00

$119.00

These mother of pearl shell and sterling silver earrings feature a gorgeous mosaic design with small pieces of mother of pearl inlaid in green and orange enamel. These mother of pearl inlay in enamel and sterling silver earrings feature a gorgeous mosaic design with blue, green, and purple colors. This handmade abalone shell and .925 sterling silver pendant features a cute seahorse design. The pendant features abalone shell with green, blue, and purple colors.
green and orange mother of pearl shell inlay mosaic earringsgreen, purple, and blue mosaic MOTHER OF PEARL inlay earringshandmade abalone shell and .925 sterling silver seahorse pendant

$119.00

$198.00

$335.00

Own a piece of Iowa history! This handmade bracelet features re-purposed vintage boot buttons. The mother of pearl buttons in this bracelet were originally made in Muscatine, Iowa from mussel shell from the Mississippi River. This handmade mother of pearl inlay, enamel, and sterling silver pendant features a modern geometric design. The pendant uses white and tan mother of pearl shell and two small sections of black enamel. These mother of pearl shell, crystal, and sterling silver earrings feature a pretty dragonfly design. The dragonfly wings are made up of mosaic mother of pearl inlay in purple and blue enamel.
Handmade re-purposed Victorian era black boot button braceletmodern geometric mother of pearl shell, enamel, silver pendantMosaic mother of pearl inlay +sterling silver DRAGONFLY earrings

$36.00

$169.00

$99.00

These handmade mother of pearl shell inlay, enamel, and sterling silver earrings feature a pretty mosaic dragonfly design. The earrings are made up of small mother of pearl shell pieces inlaid in red, yellow, green, pink, and white enamel. These mother of pearl shell, abalone shell, crystal, and sterling silver earrings feature a hummingbird design. The hummingbird’s wings and body are set with the mother of pearl shell and abalone shell. This handmade mother of pearl inlay, enamel, and sterling silver pendant features a mosaic dragonfly design. The mother of pearl is inlaid in red, yellow, green, white, and pink enamel.
mosaic mother of pearl shell DRAGONFLY, sterling silver earringsMother of pearl and abalone shell hummingbird mosaic earringsmother of pearl mosaic DRAGONFLY + sterling silver pendant

$99.00

$139.00

$50.00

This handmade mother of pearl, enamel, and sterling silver slide pendant features a modern geometric design. The pendant includes black and dark red enamel and white and tan mother of pearl shell. These white mother of pearl shell and sterling silver earrings are handmade. This handmade mother of pearl inlay, enamel, amethyst, and sterling silver necklace features a gorgeous purple, orange, and blue mosaic design. The circular pendant on the necklace is set with a purple amethyst stone in the center.
Mother of pearl shell, enamel, sterling silver geometric pendantMother of pearl white shell and sterling silver drop earringsPurple amethyst, mother of pearl mosaic inlay, silver necklace

$68.00

$26.00

$350.00

These handmade smoky quartz, mother of pearl shell, and sterling silver earrings feature a gorgeous mosaic design with mother of pearl shell inlaid in green, white, and brown enamel. Our hand-carved shell cameo pendants have incredible details! This orange and white carved cornelian shell pendant features a profile of a woman with great details in her hair and face. Our hand-carved shell cameo pendants have incredible details! This orange and white carved Cornelian shell pendant features a profile of a woman with intricate details in her hair and face.
Smoky quartz, mosaic mother of pearl shell, silver earringscarved CORNELIAN SHELL woman cameo, marcasite, and pearl pendantcarved CORNELIAN SHELL woman cameo, sterling silver pendant

$239.00

$115.00

$99.00

Our shell cameo pendants have amazing details! This brown and white hand-carved sardonyx shell pendant features detailed flowers with leaves. Our hand-carved shell cameo pendants have incredible details! This light brown and white carved sardonyx shell pendant features detailed flowers and leaves. Our hand-carved cornelian shell cameo pendants have incredible details! This orange and white carved cornelian shell pendant features a detailed carving of a woman with a fancy hairstyle and flowers in her hair.
carved SARDONYX SHELL flower cameo + pearl pendantcarved SARDONYX SHELL flower cameo, pearl, + silver pendanthand-carved CORNELIAN SHELL woman cameo, sterling silver pendant

$115.00

$115.00

$120.00

Our shell cameo pendants have amazing details! This brown and white carved sardonyx shell pendant features a detailed bird with two small flowers. These handmade paua shell and .925 sterling silver dangle earrings feature an intricate sterling silver filigree design. The paua shell is green and blue and has a light blue glimmer in the light. This handmade shell and sterling silver pendant uses three pieces of bright pink shell that have been polished smooth. All the metal used in the pendant is .925 sterling silver.
hand-carved sardonyx shell BIRD CAMEO, sterling silver pendanthandmade PAUA SHELL + sterling silver filigree earrings NEWhandmade PINK SHELL + .925 sterling silver pendant NEW

$120.00

$42.00

$118.00

This red coral, white mother of pearl, and .925 sterling silver pendant is handmade. The red coral and mother of pearl are both polished and smooth. This handmade spiny oyster shell, freshwater pearl, and .925 sterling silver pendant uses a piece of red spiny oyster shell that has been left in its rough raw formation. This handmade spiny oyster shell and .950 sterling silver pendant is carved into the shape of a cute seahorse. The smooth spiny oyster shell is orange and the seahorse has a bright green eye.
handmade RED CORAL, MOTHER OF PEARL, + sterling silver pendanthandmade red SPINY OYSTER SHELL, pearl + sterling silver pendantorange spiny oyster shell+ .950 sterling silver SEAHORSE pendant

$82.00

$98.00

$66.00

This spiny oyster shell necklace is designed by Anna King Jewelry. The spiny oyster shell used in this necklace is varying shades of purple , yellow, and white. This handmade pendant features a detailed horse head carved from quartz and set over a paua shell. This combination gives the clear quartz the appearance of being metallic green and blue. This sterling silver sea turtle and paua shell pendant has great detail. The pendant features a sterling silver three dimensional turtle on a paua shell.
Purple, yellow, white, spiny oyster shell + silver necklacequartz over paua shell + .925 sterling silver HORSE pendantSea Turtle on Paua Shell sterling silver handmade pendant slide

$499.00

$119.00

$114.00

These mother of pearl shell and sterling silver earrings feature the mother of pearl carved into a wing. This blue and white shell and sterling silver pendant is filled with clear resin to give it a unique design. These mother of pearl and sterling silver earrings are unique with 3D diamond shapes carved into the shell.
carved wing white mother of pearl and sterling silver earringsclear resin white and blue shell and sterling silver pendantdiamond shape mother of pearl shell and sterling silver earrings

$39.00

$35.00

$25.00

This hand painted, mother of pearl shell, and sterling silver pendant pictures a dancing ballerina painted onto the mother of pearl shell. This hand painted, mother of pearl, and sterling silver pendant pictures a yellow flower and a butterfly made out of mother of pearl. This hand painted, mother of pearl, and sterling silver pendant pictures a yellow flower painted on the mother of pearl.
hand painted ballerina on mother of pearl shell + silver pendanthand painted flower mother of pearl CZ + sterling silver pendanthand painted flower on mother of pearl + sterling silver pendant

$44.00

$119.00

$48.00

This shell and sterling silver pendant is a spiral shell that is naturally textured. This blue and white shell and sterling silver pendant is a spiral shell. The shell is filled in with resin to give it a unique style. Regardless of the weather, these sundial shell and sterling silver post earrings will make you feel like the sun is shining!
textured spiral SHELL and .925 sterling silver pendantwhite and light blue SHELL, resin, and sterling silver pendantBrown & white SUNDIAL SHELLS & 925 sterling silver post earrings

$84.00

$39.00

$44.00

This rough purple spiny oyster shell and sterling silver pendant has a unique texture. This pendant measures approximately 3.1” long including the bail (or loop for chain) by 1.5” wide. This faceted purple amethyst, mango shell, and sterling silver pendant is eye catching. All metal used is sterling silver. The mango shell is pale pink and white.
large rough purple spiny oyster shell + silver handmade pendantpurple amethyst, pink mango shell, sterling silver pendant slide

$216.00

$96.00

Artisan shell jewelry from Glassando features a wide range of options, including colorful jewelry, neutral colored jewelry, casual jewelry, and formal jewelry. These include hand carved shell cameos, hand painted shell pieces, shell and coral jewelry, shell and pearl jewelry, and shell and gemstone jewelry! Some fun examples are spiny oyster shell, mother of pearl shell, and paua shell. In addition to exploring our website, you can visit our boutique jewelry store to see even more handcrafted pendants, earrings, necklaces, bracelets, and rings! Glassando is a locally owned jewelry shop inside of downtown Iowa City’s Old Capitol Town Center. The Old Capitol Town Center is also called the Old Capitol Mall or the University Capitol Center. Please be aware that Glassando does not have an outside entrance. However, we can easily be accessed inside the building, between GNC and Azera, a ladies’ clothing store. Glassando is open 7 days a week!