LET THE LIGHT IN
A commission work. A Shellman follower visited our studio one day. She said, ”I like contrasts, I like sea stars, I like your free-form mirrors.” A short brief and trust in two shell men, that’s all it takes. Plus shells, glue, time and patience.
Barnacles, sea stars, lambs chiragra shells, olives, magpie turbos, various murex and triton shells, marble, letter and other various cone shells, oyster shells. Babylon, tibia, spondylus and littorina shells. Frog, vacuum and various top shells, pecten scallops, tiny white nassa and lightning dove shells etc.
Inner rim: small olives and mussels
Outer rim: nerite shells
ø 73 cm (29”)