Cameo Seashell (Cypraecassis rufa.)
Cameo seashells are also known as the Red Helmet shell. The thick sea shell is popular for use as a base for cameo carvings. It has large blunt tubercles and rows of spirally arranged tubercles. The aperture is narrow and the outer lip is broad. The exterior color is reddish brown with some pale areas. This seashell is common to Indo-Pacific with exception of India and Hawaii.