Ritual Mermaid Shell is the mermaids ear of the sea as this is connected to the water element. HEAL Perfect for healing Rituals, to be used as a tool for smudging, or a beautiful crystal dish. LOVE Abalone is connected with the water element giving vibrations of love, beauty, caring, gentleness, peace and compassion. RITUAL Can be used a Smudging Shell to catch the ashes of sage or used to burn small amounts of herbal Incense. Approximately 5-6 inches by 3-4 inches varies in size and color due to being a natural shell.