Mexican Abalone shell, finely hand-cut to its organic shape of a small bowl, designed elegantly into a Sterling Silver Beetle with the legs, antennae and head in Silver. Perfect for serving cold, dried fruits or nuts. Ideal as a gift, for any occasion.
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.
Size: 18(W) x 21(L) x 8(H) cms.
Weight: 265 gms.
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.
It takes 4-5 weeks to finish a piece from start.
Product Care : Hand wash only. For silver decoration part, wipe gently with silver cleaning glove or use cotton balls dabbed with silver cleaning solution.
Ancient Egyptians looked upon beetles as a sign of luck. Beetles were celebrated for their ability to harness the power of the sun and because of this ingenuity, they had the ability to always find new life through the sun.