Uncover Hidden Dream Meanings

Shells in dreams represent being hard on the outside, but soft in the inside.

In your dream

  • You eat something from shells.
  • A tortoise shell.
  • Shells are seen from the sea.
  • Of an eggshell.
  • That you collect shells.

Advice from your dream

  • The experience of this dream was positive.
  • You managed to stay protected inside your shell.

Detailed dream interpretation

Since shells originate in the sea, they are a spiritual symbol in a dream and refer to the unconscious mind. Shells are feminine symbol in association with Venus, because this goddess was born from a shell.

A tortoise shell in a dream is an omen that your need to be protected, as opposed to an egg shell, which represents your vulnerability and sensibility. Eggshells are also symbols of selfishness. Dreaming of a shell can portend a strange event in your life.

Shells are also a sign of sexual pleasures. Snail shells represent joy in your love life, while clam shells are an omen of wealth. A beautiful shell on the seashore foretells a journey on the sea is coming your way.

Feelings that you may have encountered during a dream of shell

Hungry. Disgusted. Surprised. Content. Amazed. Curious. Enjoying.

By Florance Saul
Nov 22, 2012