The snailhorn is a wind instrument. (skrt. Skankha, tib. Dung Kar, jap. 陣貝, jinkai, 法螺貝, horagai) It is from the shell of a snail manufactured, the tip is detached. Often the snail shell by engraving or ornamented metal versions. Sometimes it is also a mouthpiece of metal used. With hindsight bubbles - similar to a horn or a trumpet - creates a distinctive, penetrating tone. The snail horn is used in different cultures and different symbolic meanings.