Large abalone shell. Use their shell ones Magine your home to catch ashes. THIS IS APROX 6-7 INCHES IN SIZE.
Why do you use abalone shell for smudging?
Abalone shells (known in New Zealand as paua) are often used in smudging rituals, not only because they are practical in that they catch the hot cinders that fall away from the smudging stick after it has burnt, but also because they are a beautiful gift straight from Mother Earth's ocean.
What is abalone shell used for?
The Abalone shell can be used for a smudging bowl with smudge bundles resting in the shell's bowl during burning. Herbs can be placed in a small pile and burned. If burning loose herbs, charcoal can be placed in the shell on top of either sand, ash, or crushed stone.