Handmade Moorish Idol Angelfish (Philippines)

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Handmade Moorish Idol Angelfish (Philippines)

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With its contrast of black and yellow and long iconic dorsal fin, the Moorish Idol Angle is well recognized by aquatic hobbyist and novices alike. This moderately peaceful fish is found throughout the southern hemisphere. The artist took great care on showing the big details common to the fish, but on closer examination one will see some color variations and shading in the paint itself. The scales of the Angelfish is pronounced using capiz shell throughout the body of the fish, so when one hangs this fish up it will reflect and bounce the light in different ways. The basic frame of the Moorish Idol Angelfish Wall Decor 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. Due to it being a natural material, the natural colors of the capiz can come through as tans and browns underneath the paint.

Features:
  • Eco-friendly
  • Fair trade
  • Made of metal and capiz
  • Setting: Indoor / Outdoor
  • Type: Decorative accessory
  • Colors: Hand painted
  • Materials: Metal / capiz
  • Dimensions: 11 inches high x 9 inches wide x 1-inch deep


Story Behind the Art:
A gecko lamp started it all. While vacationing in the Philippines in 2003, the founder of Eangee Home spotted the charming piece. A talk with the creator sparked an idea, and upon returning home he and his partners opened a small retail store to sell the lamp and similar items. A few years later they realized that if they shifted their focus to becoming a distributor they could bring a wider variety of unique, sustainably made products to the market. They decided to focus their partnerships with makers in the Philippines since the concept of creating by hand and being detail oriented is part of their cultural tradition. The unique designs they offer are a result of a collaboration of their experience from years in retail, and the creative minds of the artisans with whom they work. They are committed to ensuring that all of their products are eco-friendly and are made of renewable and/or recycled materials with food- based dyes and low-impact finishes.While the business has grown, they've stayed true to their core mission of filling people's homes with sustainable products while supporting the talented makers who create them. To help ensure this, all makers they partner with have access to clean, safe working spaces, living wages, healthcare, continuing education, and quality housing. Eangee Home is 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.
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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.

Imported

Country of Origin: Philippines
Item #: 24394765

Specifications

Style
Casual, Modern & Contemporary, Traditional
Material
Metal
Finish
Natural Finish
Accent Type
Wall Decor
Assembly
Assembled
Season or Holiday
All Seasons
Color
Blue
Product Features
Handmade, Weather Resistant
Worldstock
Worldstock
Dimensions
7.0 In. X 1.0 In. X 9.0 In.
Warranty
1 year Limited Manufacturer
Model Number
esh146
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