Sea shell symbolize the element water, love, protection, preparation, peace, and prosperity.
Abalone: Hidden beneath its drab shell lies a beautiful mother-of-pearl. Use this shell in spells when seeking hidden treasures, wealth, and good fortune. It is also often used in love spells, especially self love spells. Amulets made of abalone shells help with affirmations, balancing, and protection. As well as protection from negativity, attraction to creativity, and is often used for meditation and chakra balancing. A whole abalone she can bee used as an incense holder. Abalone is a healing shell. Helps stimulate psychic development. Abalone helps with anxiety, stress, arthritis relief, muscular problems, and heart and digestive system problems.
Auger: Used in spells male oriented magic, fertility, courage, power, and to aid in male healing.
Clam: Since Venus was painted coming out of a clam shell, this has been considered a symbol of her. Use this shell when you call on Venus for help. As well as for spells that have to do with purification, friendship and love.
Cockle: This shell is best used in spells for love, friendship, relationships, and emotions.
Conch: Can be used for spells that have to do with summoning, lost communication, difficulties in communication, and to aid in clearing misconceptions. As well as power, grace, beauty, nobility, strength, freedom, and forward movement.
Cowries: This shell is used in spells for anything of concern to females. Including menstrual and pregnancy difficulties. Also used for spells that include fertility, prosperity and money.
Limpets: Used in spells for courage, confidence, and physical strength.
Moon shell: It can be used for anything lunar related. Also for psychic awareness, purification, and peace.
Murex: Used for protection, defense, and preservation.
Nautilus: Used for any mentally related spells. This would include passing your exam, completing all your homework, remain focused, etc.
Oyster: Used in spells for banishment, love and good fortune.
Sand dollars: Used in wealth spells and wisdom spells.
Scallop: Good all purpose-shells and can be used to replace any shell. Also used in travel and movement spells.
Spindle: It is best used in meditations on destiny as well as any spell to do with inspiration.
Whelk: Used in spell to help gain control of the situation. Used for making dramatic, positive changes to your life.