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    Posted 6 years ago

    ho2cultcha
    (4657 items)

    This clamshell is almost 9 inches long. i guess this is an ink drawing of a dragon in clouds inside it. the weird thing is that the dragon itself appears to be drawn on another shell which was then carefully cut out and glued into this one. there were two shells, but i dropped the other and it broke. darn!

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    1. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 6 years ago
      i thought this was a pretty interesting piece.
    2. kyratango kyratango, 6 years ago
      Striking!!!
    3. mikelv85 mikelv85, 6 years ago
      Sweet !
    4. jscott0363 jscott0363, 6 years ago
      Now, that's really quite unusual looking. I really love this!
    5. walksoftly walksoftly, 6 years ago
      Cool, looks three dimensional!
    6. walksoftly walksoftly, 6 years ago
      Are the dragon & clouds applied to a transparent layer, I can see that they are casting a shadow over the base layer?
    7. robin56 robin56, 6 years ago
      The dragon could be mother of pearl.
    8. SEAN68 SEAN68, 6 years ago
      lovely and beautiful!!!!
    9. Rick55 Rick55, 6 years ago
      I looove this Ho2! Very well done and beautiful!
    10. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 6 years ago
      thank you kyra, mikelv85, jscotto, walksoftly, robin56, Sean, and Rick55! yes, walksoftly and robin, the dragon appears to be mother-of-pearl.
    11. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 6 years ago
      How special!!
    12. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 6 years ago
      thank you Elisabethan!
    13. OneGoodFind OneGoodFind, 6 years ago
      That stinks! I broke one of my lamps in a black Friday frenzie. LOL I still have it.
      It's hard to let it go. So sorry. It's still pretty but mine isn't.
      Hope that makes you feel a little better. :)
    14. Truthisanarrow08 Truthisanarrow08, 6 years ago
      Awesome piece.......

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