Wholesale pink abalone shells, Haliotis corrugata, commercial grade with natural imperfections and some have a clear coating on the shells, have a highly corrugated shell margin. Because of this they have an alternate name, the corrugated abalone. These pink abalone measure between approximately 3 inches and 4 inches in size. Abalone have been used in this area since man was first here. The native Americans ate the abalone meat, used the whole shells as bowls, pieces of the shells for fish hooks, scrapers, beads, necklaces and decorations, and even bartered with the shells.
These pink abalone shells are commercial grade and will have imperfections from living in the oceans and aging. The back of these shells will have natural cuts, scrapes, indentations, chipped edges and may have a few tiny holes. The interiors will have shades of silver, blue and greens.