Victorian Shell Art…..

This was a wedding present to a bride in the mid 1800’s….The shells were carefully wired together to create a basket and flowers….

Another basket made of shells plus a compote filled with antique french flower "buds" used in making bridal crowns.

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6 thoughts on “Victorian Shell Art…..

  1. thank you for posting, so jealous, so inspired – excuse me , I need to go find beautiful jars beautiful and time machine….

  2. Exquisite! The Victorians have a lot to teach us today about style with grace. Thank you for sharing with all of us.

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