Black granite creates a stunning stage for the exquisite striped chamber nautilus shell mounted atop. A sterling silver lizard adds a touch of whimsy to this most striking bookend.Striped Nautilus Shell Bookend on OneKingsLane.com
As Oliver Wendell Holmes said in his poem, “The Chambered Nautilus,” one day we will all be leaving our outgrown shell for ” a dome more vast. Description from sophiaserve.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images
This nautilus shell has been cut down the center to show the detail and intricacy of the natural shell. It is polished on the exterior to a lovely iridescence. It is beautiful to display in your home or office. Ours are about 7" at the longest point and 5.5" wide.