'Journey through a Sand Dollar', Laura North (Materials Engineering)

'Journey through a Sand Dollar', Laura North (Materials Engineering)

"Clypeasteroida" Motif Neckpiece. These forms are based off of organisms found in the scientific group that includes sea urchins and sand dollars. by Katie Schutte

"Clypeasteroida" Motif Neckpiece. These forms are based off of organisms found in the scientific group that includes sea urchins and sand dollars. by Katie Schutte

Huge Sand Dollar

Huge Sand Dollar

Sand Dollars (or sea cookie or snapper biscuit in New Zealand, or pansy shell in South Africa) refers to species of extremely flattened, burrowing sea urchins belonging to the order Clypeasteroida. || ©*omania*, via flickr

Sand Dollars (or sea cookie or snapper biscuit in New Zealand, or pansy shell in South Africa) refers to species of extremely flattened, burrowing sea urchins belonging to the order Clypeasteroida. || ©*omania*, via flickr

Image titled Clean and Preserve Sand Dollars Step 1

Image titled Clean and Preserve Sand Dollars Step 1

Gorgon's Head, Sand Dollars, Sea Urchins, Hatpin Urchin, Diadems

Gorgon's Head, Sand Dollars, Sea Urchins, Hatpin Urchin, Diadems

Sand Dollar / Clypeasteroida I 'specimen' pale  by sakurasnow, $32.00

Sand Dollar / Clypeasteroida I 'specimen' pale by sakurasnow, $32.00

Sand dollars, like all members of the order Clypeasteroida, possess a rigid skeleton known as a test. The test consists of calcium carbonate plates arranged in a fivefold radial pattern.

Sand dollars, like all members of the order Clypeasteroida, possess a rigid skeleton known as a test. The test consists of calcium carbonate plates arranged in a fivefold radial pattern.

Katie Schutte

Katie Schutte

Sand Dollar / Clypeasteroida I 'specimen' (pale) - Limited edition three-colour screenprint. $32.00, via Etsy.

Sand Dollar / Clypeasteroida I 'specimen' (pale) - Limited edition three-colour screenprint. $32.00, via Etsy.

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