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Treasures from the Sea

By Linda Tancs

If seashell collecting seems as thrilling as watching paint dry, then you haven’t been to Sanibel Island, Florida.  The island’s east/west orientation brings a plethora of colorful shells ashore from the Gulf of Mexico.  This is where shell collecting is elevated to an art form.  There’s even an annual shell fair and show.  Taking place this weekend at the Community Center, the indoor/outdoor event features 250 shells, some elusive, as well as masterful works of shell art at the exhibition.

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[…] Sanibel may be larger, but Captiva Island in southwest Florida is just as captivating. This is the land of […]


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