Abalone is a shellfish where the inside of their shell consists of iridescent, silvery white to green and red. The meat of abalone is used for food, and the shells of abalone are used as decorative items and as a source of mother of pearl for jewellery, buttons, buckles, and inlay.
It can remind a new mother of the extraordinary act she carried out in creating and nurturing of an individual spirit. The fertility aspects can bring wealth, abundance, or new opportunities at work. The shell has been used as currency in many native cultures.