Explore The History, Shells, and more!

Book on the History of Shell Follies and Architecture.

Book on the History of Shell Follies and Architecture.

This is what it looked like when I first took a look at it in 2002.  I drew the floor, the wall, and the fireplace.  Cilwendeg Shell house- Pembrokeshire

Cilwendeg Shell house- Pembrokeshire prior restoration by the National Trust.

Previous owners plastered the house on Lake Street, Dartmouth, with assorted shells three decades ago

Ultimate seaside home is covered with MILLIONS of shells stuck to walls and ceilings in every room

A Brief History of Sea Glass.  This is a wonderful article.

~ Sea Glass Museum 17801 North Highway Fort Bragg, CA 95437 ~~~ apparently The owner explains the different glass and value. Some is quite valuable. Then a trip to Glass Beach is in order!

The Grotto or Shell House, Goodwood House, Goodwood, Chichester P018 0PX. Nestling in the grounds of Goodwood House, is a glorious Shell House, the product of 7 years work, c.1738-1748, by Sarah Lennox, 2nd Duchess of Richmond (1705-1751), and her daughters, Caroline Fox (1723-1774) and Emily Kildare (1731-1814). It is likely that they had the help of specialist craftsmen and panels may have been worked on in the house. In total there are over 500,000 shells collected worldwide.

The Grotto or Shell House, Goodwood House, Goodwood, Chichester

http://haremofpeacocks.blogspot.com/

Backyard Grotto: Mount Edgecumb House, UK: century Shell Grotto by Cedar Lawn

Seashell House: LES GRIGRIS DE SOPHIE: LA MAISON AUX COQUILLAGES DE MONSIEUR CLEMENT A SIOUVILLE

Seashell House: LES GRIGRIS DE SOPHIE: LA MAISON AUX COQUILLAGES DE MONSIEUR CLEMENT A SIOUVILLE

Pinterest
Search