Size: 13.5(W) x 14.5(L) x 5(H) cms.
Weight : 190 gms.
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.
This product takes 1 month to create a piece with as many as 4 designers and craftsmen involved at various stages.
Product Care : Hand wash only. For silver decoration part in this piece has been coated with anti-tarnish, hence the silver is not to be polished. To clean it, use "stay clean" cream to gently wipe it with a cloth. The tray can be wiped clean with a moist cloth.
As a spirit animal, the crab is symbolic of adventure and exploration. In addition to self-protection and defense, crabs symbolize emotions, trust, and the cyclical nature of life.
At some point in their lives, crabs dump one shell in exchange for another, symbolizing a point of rebirth in their life cycle.