Shell Surfaces and Inlay for Luxury Yachts

Shell Surfaces and Inlay for Luxury Yachts

It seems naturally fitting that the luxury yachting industry has been using our shell veneer sheets to enhance the connection between their interior designs and the environment they are made to explore.
Here, the Black Mother Of Pearl veneers, the tinted Pink Topaz New Zealand Abalone sheets, and the Black Mother Of Pearl hard Shell mosaic tiles are featured in bathrooms and bedrooms.

A Unique Statement In Your Home With NZ Abalone Pāua Veneers

A Unique Statement In Your Home With NZ Abalone Pāua Veneers

The worldwide trend for innovative "splashback" options has seen an explosion of shapes, colours, patterns and textures. Great variety here with many different styles to choose from. Shell veneers were always going to play a big part in this, with the ability to use scales, diamonds, or any other shapes you may like. These images are from a bathroom and a kitchen in Southern New Zealand. Splashbacks are also known as "Backsplash" in the US and the UK!

Fine Jewelry From Ocean Polished Shell Pieces

Fine Jewelry From Ocean Polished Shell Pieces

Geoff Taylor is one of top the New Zealand Jewelers with a particular eye for the most spectacular pieces of Paua Shell. Each of his creations is unique and adds artistic refinements to the timeless work of the waves and the sand.

Beach House Renovation Featuring Fresh Water MOP Veneer Wall cover.

Beach House Renovation Featuring Fresh Water MOP Veneer Wall cover.

This New Zealand beach home was recently renovated with a powerful point of difference. Here the Fresh Water Mother Of Pearl mosaic tiles add richness to the predominantly white walls.

White Mother Of Pearl Glamor In Chinese Hotels

White Mother Of Pearl Glamor In Chinese Hotels

Impressive wall features are often seen in Chinese and other Asian hotels, The full beauty of white Mother of Pearl Veneers can be enjoyed in hotel lobbies as well as bathrooms. This is a very different approach to the more subtle veneer inlays seen in Europe, New Zealand and Australia for example. It seems like the Western world prefers shell surfaces as an accent.

Paua Shell and White Mother Of Pearl In Hearing Aids!

Paua Shell and White Mother Of Pearl In Hearing Aids!

Both Pāua Shell and White Mother Of Pearl veneers can be used on stage by musicians and performers, through their in-ear-monitors and ear-phones. That is, mainly as an esthetic enhancement, as shown here.

Catch More Fish With Shell Veneer Lures or "Hard Shell" Lures

Catch More Fish With Shell Veneer Lures or "Hard Shell" Lures

For those "shell" lures to be so popular, they must have a real edge over regular ones. The wrapping of lures in shell veneers seems to be more complex than just cutting the lure directly out of the shell. We have featured photos of both types. Hard shell lures are mainly used for fresh water fish, like trout and salmon. Shell veneer lures are normally larger and used for sea fishing.

Guitar Inlay Using Shell Veneers

Guitar Inlay Using Shell Veneers

Inlays can be applied on the guitar neck, the body or the pickguard. Luthiers around the world often choose shell veneer inlay to embellish their creations and give them a signature look that personalises each instrument.

Some Of The Brands Using Luméa Shell Products

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Luméa products are made from natural shell with a variety of factors that affect form and function. If you can’t find the right product from within our range, then talk to us about our custom design service. We love to experiment and collaborate with our partners to create unique solutions.

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