Create Great Gifts By Recycling Your Shells!

IMG_8890ScreenHunter_185 Dec. 01 08.20Do You Recycle? Recycling is the process of collecting and processing materials that would otherwise be thrown away as trash and turning them into new products.

So, what can you do with your leftover oyster shells? You will be surprised. Here are some ideas to help you get started. First shuck your oysters, then bleach your shells. Once they are clean and dry, let your creative side shine!

Octoberfest or OysterFest?

Our legendary Oysterfest was back by popular demand. An oyster festival is a food festival centered on the oyster. With this in mind it’s never to late to create your own celebration. Invite friends and family, broadcast your favorite football game on the big screen, and most importantly, the create the food feast every one will enjoy. Of course, the main attraction is the almighty oyster, serve it steamed and raw on the half shell, followed by shrimp and crab boil, and your favorite crispy, jalapeno hush puppies! I hope you enjoy your day like we did!

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Oyster Lover’s Unite

IMG_9147People who care about oysters care about oyster knives. Period. And people with friends or family members who love oysters will IMG_6383love these shucking boards too. Some people will shuck for hours at a time and relish every briny minute of it, and they deserve a quality piece of equipment to do their bidding.  With this in mind, I hand-forged oyster knives and these will make perfect gifts. So do you need to find a present that is unique, creative, and a work of art? These items will be great for holiday gift-giving, for weddings and groomsmen, house-warming events, or these items make a great gift to give to yourself “just because” you deserve it! These are just a few reasons a hand-carved oyster shucking board and knife should make your wish list!

Image Left: Oyster Knives

Image Right: Hand-carved Oyster Shucking Board  and Antique Railroad Spike Oyster Shucking Knife