|Brown Shell bowl with a mosaic pattern, designed with a distinct Sterling Silver Tiger. Perfect for serving dried fruits and nuts. Ideal as a gift, for any occasion. The piece is 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 Brown shell collection is also popularly used as a home or office décor on low coffee tables and desks.
Lotus Arts de Vivre sources its shells from Indonesia and the collection includes finely cut shells into small panels made into bowls or various formations, before being designed with Silver. Shells are masterpieces of nature of amazing beauty, with sinuous and elegant shapes and wonderful colours; they are sculptures that remain unchanged for an exceptionally long time. As shells are a natural material, its hues and shades may vary at each supply. 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.
As a spirit animal, the meaning for the tiger is said to be total willpower, courage, and personal strength. Some recognize tigers and dragons as powerful symbols representing the balanced forces of yin and yang. The Chinese god of wealth, Tsai Shen Yeh, is often shown sitting on top of a tiger to emphasize his power. In Chinese culture, tigers are seen as the guardian of children.
It takes 1 month to create a piece with as many as 4 designers and craftsmen involved at various stages.
Size: 13(W) x 20(L) x 7.5(H) cm.
Weight: 254.26 g.