Silver Plated Flamingos with Nautilus Shells
Known for the unmistakable bright color of the bird’s plumage, the Flamingo is a revered bird, said to be the personification of the Eqyptian sun god, Ra. Craftsmen have created the tangible representation of royalty, immortality and pride with a pearlized nautilus shell and silver plated brass.$295 - $850
Cleaning Instructions: A regular wipe with a soft, dry cloth will keep it free of dust. Do not use water, metal polish or any solvent when cleaning. Very delicate, avoid handling them excessively.
Silver Plated Herons with Shells
Along the shorelines, the Heron flies about, on the lookout for the catch of the day. As the sea beckons, the agile flyer sets off, flapping its wings, gliding gracefully into the vastness. Perched and ready for its take-off. Craftsmen fashion simple Kabibi or Melo shells to prized pieces of art.$575 - $750
Silver Plated Nautilus Shell Octopi
Long considered to be one of the more intelligent animals of the sea, the Octopus is a fascinating creature. Able to blend into its surroundings to avoid predators, the mollusk is a solitary animal that make their homes in rocks and corals. Handmade using silver plated brass and a pearlized nautilus shell.$150 - $325
Silver Plated Octopus with Tonna Shell
With the skill and strength of a dancer, the Octopus glides, coils, drifts, and crawls on the ocean floor. The grace, the precision, and the motion is felt in this exquisite piece handmade by skilled artisans of silver plated solid brass with a tonna shell.$325
Measures 6 ½" w x 8 ¾" d x 4 ¾" h.
Silver Plate Sea Turtle Paperweight with Paua Shell
Set in silver plated metal and encrusted with Paua Shell, the turtle represents ancient wisdom. As the marine creature swims to the bottom of the ocean, it carries with it greater understanding of life, brought about by years of experience.$275
Measures 7" w x 4 ½" d x 1 ¾" h.
Silver Plated Sea Turtle Box with Tiger Pen Shell
Set in silver plated metal and encrusted with tiger pen shell, the turtle represents ancient wisdom. As the marine creature swims to the bottom of the ocean, it carries with it greater understanding of life, brought about by years of experience.$1,650
Measures 14" w x 12 ½" d x 5" h.
Silver Plate Galapagos Turtle Box with Limpet Shell
Set in silver plated metal and encrusted with an oval limpet shell. Galapagos turtles are symbols of longevity and are creatures whose slow pace inspire one to take each day, one at a time.$1,950
Measures 13 ¾" w x 10 ½" d x 6" h.
Silver Plate Miter Shell Lobster
Fierce and prehistoric looking, the crustacean could well be the epitome of tenacity. Handpainted and handmade using silver plated brass and a Miter shell.$475
Measures 11 ¾" w x 5" d x 4" h.
Two Monkeys Silver Plated Pen Shell Sailboat
One monkey pilots a silver plated brass, pen shell sailboat while his companion keeps watch as they venture into the unknown dangers of the ocean.$395
Measures 13 ½" w x 8" d x 4" h.
Silver Plated Small Crab MOP Shell
With the shell as its basket, the sea creatures forages the sand, looking for food. The critter walks almost aimlessly; a wriggle on the surface startles it. Artists breathe to life the curious creature using silver-plated brass and a Mother of Pearl shell.$265
Measures 8" w x 5 ⅞" d x 2 ½" h.
Flower Swirl Paperweight
A blue and white five-petaled flower lies atop a circular spray of opening buds and leaves, encircled by a ring of spaced portrait canes and a border garland of violet canes, on a swirl cushion ground of ruby and black ribbons.$810
Measures 3 ¼" diameter.
Faïence Monkey Teapot with Snake
An exotic Faïence teapot depicting a sitting monkey charming a snake. Handmade and handpainted in Italy by the finest craftsmen using traditional 18th century techniques.$325
Measures 7 ½” l x 3” w x 8 ½” h.
Large Faïence Duck
A fine Faïence duck handmade and handpainted in Italy by the finest craftsmen using traditional 18th century techniques. Measures 15"l x 6 ½"w x 9 ¾"h.$350
Faïence Rabbit Jar
A fine Faïence rabbit jar with removable top for storage. Jar can be purchased in either natural brown or black & white. Measures 7 ½"l x 4 ½"w x 13"h. Handmade and handpainted in Italy by the finest craftsmen using traditional 18th century techniques.$350
Colored Hollow Glass Sculptures
To build up color in these glass sculptures, artists sifted crushed colored glass onto the blown form while it was still hot, creating layers of tone and texture. Thin zanfirico canes of glass were fused onto the surface of the blown glass to create delicate spirals of pattern that stand out against the clear form. Made in Italy.$300 - $395
Natural Faïence Duck Box
A fine Faïence duck box with removable top for storage. Measures 6 ¼"l x 3 ½"w x 6"h. Handmade and handpainted in Italy by the finest craftsmen using traditional 18th century techniques.$160
White & Black Faïence Cow Box with Leaves
A fine piece of Faïence with removable top for storage. Measures 11"l x 3 ¼"w x 6 ½"h. Handmade and handpainted in Italy by the finest craftsmen using traditional 18th century techniques.$295