Triton is a greek god, the messenger of the deep. His father is Poseidon, god of the sea, and his mother is Amphitrite, goddess of the sea.Triton is represented as a merman,having the body of a human and the tail of a fish. Triton’s special accessory was a twisted conch shell on which he blew to calm or raise the waves.
This is magnificent handcrafted seashell mosaic art. It took several months placing each unique seashell on to this heavy old and
unusual wood base with antic frame. Each seashell has been lovingly attached one by one. Wood base covered with each seashell fitting in properly. This a truly a superior piece of art by 40″x 23.5″ inches. At least 18 different types of shells are utilized in the design. Clams;scallops Calico 2″to 3″ (singles);noble pectin (“singles) 2″ to 2.5″;strawberry shell,half cut 1.5″ to 2″ (4 pieces);and multi cut 3/4 “for eyes;murex shells,center cut 5″ to 6″;murex shell, pink 3 1/4″ for mouth; the pen shell polished 7″ for nose;murex haustellum seashells (hermit crab homes)-8 pieces with sharp point;scallops,irish flat seashells 3 1/2 “; yellow Littorina seashells tiny 1/4″; english channel sea urchin 4″; Florida fighting conch seashell locates on the head ; Knobby cerithium, center cut 1 1/2 to 2″(4 centers) on the top of the head; mitra mitra shell 2″ (2 pieces on the head); the Nassaus seashells Mini Black Brown Stripe beads, which had size app.1/4-1/2″ long, help to show eyebrows; pearl cinerous shells, polished 1″(3 pieces); abalone, polished pearl natural 2″ (6 pieces); cowrie shell multi cut 1 1/2″ to 3″ (7 pieces);natural white coral pieces (12 pieces); 10 yellow land snail shells 1/2″-1″
It is a great opportunity to collect your memories in one art mosaic and to demonstrate it like a special focal accent on your wall.