Mother of Pearl Plate, handcrafted from the finest mother of pearls in Southeast Asia, decorated with Sterling Silver Rabbit and Eyes are made from Tiger's Eyes Quartz, with intricate details of skilled craftsmanship visible on the Silver texture of the 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 rabbit is the fourth animal in the Chinese zodiac. In the Chinese culture, the rabbit is known to be the luckiest out of all the twelve animals. It symbolizes a fine balance of mercy, elegance, and beauty along with the spirit of prosperity, abundance, good luck, and fertility. People who are born in the year of the rabbit are calm and peaceful.
This piece took approximately 2.5 months labour to finish, with over 6 craftsmen and designers involved from design to production.
Size: 24.5(W) x 25.5(L) x 8.5(H) cm.
Weight: 690 g.