Black CONCH shell pillowcase, nautical bedding, nautical decor, nautical pillow Nautical Pillowcase
From our Original Art Series of LOVES VINTAGE NAUTICAL
comes the highly sought after design, Conch Shell Pillowcase!
Ancient Sea Tales bring a creature so mesmerizing, everyone will be spellbound!
You can almost smell the salt air with this nautical pillowcase hanging in this timeless print. Our Royal Kane Exclusive nautical bedding will adorn your favorite Nautical Room and cannot be found anywhere else! Completes the nautical decor in your room or makes the perfect gift!
Design is hand printed in the USA.
About the pillowcase:
Fits perfectly standard / queen sized pillowcases,
200 thread count percale, hotel quality-made to LAST!
60% cotton, 40% polyester , Durable for heavy washing
Single pick yarn, snow white: Dimensions: 20" x 30"
Made In The USA
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Conch is a common name that is applied to a number of different medium to large-sized sea snails or their shells. The term generally applies to large sea snails whose shell has a high spire and a noticeable siphonal canal (in other words, the shell comes to a point at both ends).
True conches are marine gastropod molluscs in the family Strombidae, specifically in the genus Strombus and other closely related genera such as Eustrombus.
Many species also are often called "conch", but are not in the family Strombidae, including Melongena species (family Melongenidae), and the horse conch Pleuroploca gigantea (family Fasciolariidae). They also include the sacred chank or more correctly shankha shell (Turbinella pyrum) and other Turbinella species in the family Turbinellidae.
2 Musical instruments
A group of large eastern conches or whelks of the species Busycotypus canaliculatus for sale at a California seafood market
Second in popularity only to the escargot for edible snails, the meat of conches is used as food, either eaten raw, as in salads, or cooked, as in fritters, chowders, gumbos, and burgers. All parts of the conch meat are edible. However, some people find only the white meat appetizing.
In East Asian cuisines, this seafood is often cut into thin slices and then steamed or stir-fried.
In the West Indies (and Turks and Caicos Islands in particular), local people eat conch in soups (commonly callaloo) and salads. Restaurants all over the islands serve this particular meat.
In the The Turks and Caicos Islands, the Annual Conch Festival is held in November each year, located at the Three Queen's Bar/Restautant in Blue Hills. Local restaurateurs compete for the best and original conch dishes, and are judged by international chefs. Free sampling of the dishes follows, and other competitions, events and music happen well into the evening, making this a very popular event for islanders and tourists.
In the island of Grenada, Dominican Republic & Haiti, conch is commonly eaten in curries or in a spicy soup. It is locally referred to as lambi.
In Puerto Rico, conch is served as a ceviche, often called ensalada de carrucho (conch salad), consisting of raw conch marinated in lime juice, olive oil, vinegar, garlic, green peppers, and onions.
In Panama, conch is known as cambombia and is often served as a ceviche known as ceviche de cambombia consisting of raw conch marinated in lime juice, chopped onions, finely chopped habanero peppers and often vinegar. It is particularly popular in Panama's Colón and Bocas del Toro provinces where many of the locals are descendants of West Indian immigrants.
Conch (musical instrument)
Conch shells can be used as wind instruments. They are prepared by cutting a hole in the spire of the shell near the apex, and then blowing into the shell as if it were a trumpet, as in blowing horn. Sometimes a mouthpiece is used, but some shell trumpets are blown without one.
Various species of large marine gastropod shells can be turned into "blowing shells", but some of the best-known species used are the sacred chank or shankha Turbinella pyrum, the Triton's trumpet Charonia tritonis, and the queen conch Strombus gigas.
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