The Caribbean is known for its brightly colored fish. However, the Caribbean silver fish, with its tall forhead and flashy finish can be even more captivating. Found in large schools, this quck fish can change directions in a heartbeat. The artist using capiz shell to capture the shimmer generated as filtered light bounces off its shiny body.
The basic frame of the wall fish is created using tin, which is powder coated as a black finish. The frame is reinforced using wrought iron wire along the inner edge. Capiz is an oyster shell and the primary purpose of the oyster is as a source of food. However, the by-product, the shell, can be used for decoration.