Abalone Shell Bowl with Silver Swan

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Mexican Abalone shell designed with Sterling Silver into a Swan with intricate details of skilled craftsmanship visible on the Silver texture of the swan. The bowls are iridescent, showing luminous colors that seem to change when seen from different angles and being organically formed, each has its own unique patterns. They are light in weight, durable and finely finished.

This fashion bowl perfectly suited as a casual dining implement – Nestle this pretty bowl for a stunning cocktail presentation with miniature hors d'oeuvres or serve nuts, desserts, and candies for a casual gathering. Ideal as a gift, our Mexican Abalone Shell collection is also popularly used as a home or office décor on low coffee tables and desks or a nice catch-all dish for your favourite small crystals or jewelry.

Lotus Arts de Vivre sources its Abalone shells from Mexico and the collection includes various designs of Jewelry and bowls. These Abalone Shells are oval shaped with natural imperfections such as grooves, and holes which are respiratory apertures that allow a living Abalone to vent water from its gills. The inner lining is composed of Nacre, also known as Mother of Pearl, which has beautiful iridescent colors and markings. The pastel rainbow colors of the Abalone shell enhance feelings of peace, beauty, compassion, and love. The main commercial sources of these shells started in the early 1900’s, worn by the Kings and Queens of various eras. Popular for their sturdiness and beauty, it was also used to decorate watches, knives, guns, and jewellery.

The Swan is the carrier bird of Brahma, the Hamsa and a precious mythological bird of good luck. It symbolizes grace, beauty, love, trust, and loyalty and linked to inner beauty and self-love. A pair of swans represent soul mates for life. In various other cultures its totem varies – In Chinese mythology, the swan is a symbol of yang and considered a solar bird; In Ancient Greece, the swan stood for the soul and was linked to Apollo, the god of the Sun; Christians believe the swan to be a symbol of grace and purity.

It takes 1.5 months to finish a piece with as many as 6 designers and craftsmen involved at various stages.

Size: 24(W) x 51(L) x 18(H) cm.
Weight: 1.04 kg.

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