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While the shiny material of pearls and abalone shells has long been prized for its iridescence and aesthetic value in jewelry and decorations, scientists admire mother-of-pearl for other physical properties as well. Also called nacre (“NAY-ker”), mother-of-pearl is 3,000 times more fracture-resistant than the mineral it is made of, aragonite, says Pupa Gilbert, a physicist […]

Comments Off on What Makes Abalone Shells So Strong? SageWind on Oct 14th 2010

So, once the smudge is smoldering, now what? You’ll want to ensure you have a natural bowl, referred to as a smudge or leaf bowl. We do not recommend you use any man-made material, doing so will impact the sage burning and could alter your experience with the sage. We highly recommend you use abalone […]

Comments Off on Sage Smudge Bowls – Abalone Shells SageWind on Oct 10th 2010