Paua shell jewelry pendants are an absolutely unique component for beading and embellishing. This exotic paua shell can only be found in New Zealand and is called abalone in the United States. They are essentially the same component with paua being a much more vibrant color. The blues and greens in this natural shell pendant are colorful and sure to please every palette. These shells are adhered to a black resin backing and coated in a thick acrylic for durability. These gorgeous paua shell pendants are a great way to add color and depth to jewelry and embellishment projects.