A very cute artist depiction of a playfull Gold Fish sculpture 14.5" wide. The inner shape of the Gold Fish is hand formed in resin and the exterior features an exotic hand veneer of golden Capiz shells. The face and fins feature hand applied Gold leaf accent finishing with bulging glass eyes. Capiz are translucent shells that are delicate. They come from interior of shells that also produce pearls. The Capiz shells can be found in the waters near India as well as Borneo and the Philippines and are prized for their beautiful translucent texture, the shells useage has gained popularity with higher end furniture and accessory designers as well as still being used in the art of jewelry. A beautiful hand made treasure from our Capiz shell collection of accessories.