Scallop Seashell Cabinet Knobs for Coastal Kitchen or Bathroom Decor

July 25, 2020

Scallop Seashell Cabinet Knobs for Coastal Kitchen or Bathroom Decor | Sea Life Cabinet Knobs

Of all the seashells throughout the world, perhaps the most recognizable is the scallop. Despite this, it may be the most commonly used seashell in coastal home accessories and beach décor.

Known as saltwater creatures and found in all the world’s oceans, scallops are one of the largest living bivalves.

This means they are composed of 2 shells that are “hinged” together like clams, oysters, or mussels. There are over 300 species and they can grow up to 6 inches across. You may be surprised to learn that Scallops can also swim. When touched by a predator. they can propel away by rapid flexing their water intake valves together.

Scallops have over 100 eyes that line the edge of their shell up to the hinge. Although they cannot see shapes, they can observe passing objects through detection of changing light patterns and motion. Unlike muscles and oysters, scallops can’t close and completely seal their shells. This means they can only survive in deeper, full salinity sea water.

Now let’s talk about the shell symbol, which dates back over 1000 years ago. It’s considered the traditional emblem of Saint James (the half-brother of Jesus) and has been used in many coats of arms found in England, Germany, and France.

Consider Scallops for Your Coastal Living Decor

Marine life artist Peter Costello’s coastal cabinet knobs and pulls has a diverse scallop seashell collection of cabinet hardware and it is among our most popular creations. They can add a unique, unexpected touch to your beach decor.

Our scallop shell cabinet hardware designs come in several sizes and configurations.

Ideal for many uses are our single post small, medium, and large size scallop shell.

  • Our small sized scallop 1.5 inches in diameter.
  • Our medium scallop measuring 2 inches wide.
  • Our largest scallop shell drawer knob is 3 inches across.

Our small, medium, and large scallop seashell cabinet knobs

The scallop collection has a unique design inside a bezel and offer this in both a vertical and horizontal orientation. Need a double post pull or handle for your cabinet drawers or larger cabinet doors? No problem! We offer scallop cabinet pulls in a vertical or horizontal and shell only or bezel design for your choosing as well.

seashell drawer pull

triple seashell cabinet pull

Interested in another unique way to accessorize your beach décor aside from beach cabinet hardware? We install our largest scallop shell design on a towel hook, toilet paper hanger (also functions as a hand towel hanger), a towel bar, and a drapery tie back.

Seashell toilet paper hanger

Sea Life Cabinet Knobs by Peter Costello is the largest collection of coastal cabinet knobs and pulls. We look forward helping you create a unique and memorable enhancement to your coastal themed kitchen or bathroom.

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