Mother of Pearl Plate, handcrafted from the finest mother of pearls in Southeast Asia, decorated with sterling silver Dolphin with intricate details of skilled craftsmanship visible on the Silver texture of the piece.
Mother of Pearl is extremely difficult to find even in popular destinations like Indonesia and Thailand and working with it becomes a complexity because shapes, sizes and other dynamics change with every rare piece.
The piece is perfectly suited as a formal dining implement – Nestle this iridescent plate for a stunning caviar presentation, host evening cocktails with miniature hors d'oeuvres or serve fruits, dessert, and candies for a casual gathering. Ideal as a gift, our Mother of Pearl Plate collection is also popularly used as a home or office décor on a low coffee tables and desks.
Lotus Arts de Vivre sources its Mother of Pearl plates from the tropics of Asia and the collection includes various designs of plates. Mother of Pearl is the common name for a nacre coating, it is strong, resilient, and iridescent. Popular for their sturdiness and beauty, it was also used to decorate watches, knives, guns, and jewellery. The main commercial sources of these shells started in the early 1900’s, worn by the Kings and Queens of various eras.
The dolphin as a spirit animal is a representation of balance and harmony because they are in tune with their instincts and highly intelligent. Dolphins are also seen as a symbol of resurrection and rebirth. Dreams about seeing dolphins swimming and sliding through seawaters symbolize the dreamer's personal development and journey, i.e., on a path of personal growth, emotional, mental, physical, and spiritual.
This piece took approximately 2 months labour to finish, with over 6 craftsmen and designers involved from design to production.
Size: 21(W) x 23.5(L) x 4.5(H) cm. (approx.)
Weight: 500 g. (approx.)