Recycled Paper Seahorse Wall Sculpture Handmade in Thailand, "Seahorse Omen"
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Viewed as a lucky charm by ancient Asian cultures and sailors alike, the seahorse makes a statement of marine elegance as a wall sculpture from Thailand. Somyot Sawasdee crafts the sculpture by hand recycling paper, expertly detailing the seahorse's unique body. The Thai artisan finishes the wall sculpture with green and gold paint, creating the illusion of an aged bronze piece. Features a hook on the back.
- 60 grams
- 0.1 lbs
- 19 cm H x 9 cm W x 1.5 cm D
- 7.5" H x 3.5" W x 0.6" D
Somyot is a dedicated artisan concerned with the environment. He often offers training sessions at his workshop to teach the special techniques needed to produce environmentally-friendly art from recycled materials. He uses these sessions to help cultivate a respect for the environment among younger artisans and encourages them to sell the products they create at the workshop training sessions. He also employs assistants to help with the crafting of his artwork. His older sister helps him with the accounting.
Somyot received the 2016 OTOP Product Champion Award
This Product is awarded the Earth Friendly badge because it uses recycled or sustainable materials or techniques.