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Scallop Shell Wall Decor Blue (m8302 b)

SKU: m8302 b

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 14 × 2 × 14 in
Series No.

m8059

Setting

Indoor / Outdoor

Fixture Finish

Capiz and Metal

Why we love the Scallop Shell Wall Decor Blue (m8302 b) . . .

The design is based on the shape of the Senatorial scallop found in the tropical waters of the pacific. Like the rings of a tree, one can determine the age of a scallop my counting the rings on its shell. Each ring represents one year of growth. The artist using this feature to add beautiful detail along with a deep aqua color to reflect its ocean habitat. Real capiz oyster shell adorns the exterior giving this piece a shimmer as if light were bouncing off its shell from under water.

The basic frame of this piece is created using tin, which is powder coated with a black finish. The frame is reinforced using tin wire along the inner edge. The front of the body is adorned with capiz.
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. Due to it being a natural material, the natural colors of the capiz may come through as tans and browns underneath the hand-painted surface.

Our products are made using materials that are sustainably harvested, use non-toxic dyes, and water-based finishes. Additionally, we view ourselves as partners with our artists. We continuously exchange ideas on how to improve production, product quality, and the health and well-being of the makers that work to create the products we sell. We visit our artisan groups on a regular basis to ensure that our core mission is being followed.

The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same items, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.

An Eco-Friendly Frame of Mind . . .

We are a founding member of the Sustainable Furnishings Council; a coalition of manufacturers, retailers, and designers dedicated to raising awareness and expanding the adoption of environmentally sustainable practices across the home furnishings industry.

Our products are manufactured using materials that are sustainably harvested, non-toxic dyes, and water-based finishes.

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. Due to it being a natural material, the natural colors of the capiz come through as tans and browns underneath the paint.

What Fair-Trade Means to Us  . . .

We view ourselves as partners with our manufacturers and continuously exchange ideas on how to improve production, product quality, and the health and well-being of the artisans that work to create the products we sell. We visit our manufacturers on a regular basis to ensure that our core mission is being followed.

Our products are produced in the Philippines, a country that is fast growing, and progressive on ensuring workers’ rights. It is also a country where many companies are run by women and their entrepreneurial efforts are encouraged.

The artisans who make our pieces are paid a living wage, provided quality housing, have access to continuing education, and work under dignified and safe conditions.

We Are Handmade  . . .

Each piece is crafted by hand, from the pressing of the metal base to placing each shell into place. The final steps would include hand painting and sealing the item.

The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.

Made in the Philippines

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