Inspired by ancient obsessions with mythological beasts,
girlhood fairytale fantasies & the Mermaid Carnival exhibits
& aqua shows of early 20th century entertainment.
Five elegant twister shells are interspersed with 6 mussel shells. These nautical shapes are cut from smooth coloured leathers, embossed with golden metallic foil, & hung from gold plated belcher chain, with little golden shell charms
This piece is reversible, One side is in pure white, the other in coral pink & red.
total length - 45cm / 18"
twister shells 5cm tip to tip, mussels 3cm long,
shells approx 3mm thick
Leather, gold pated brass.