Ornament - Olive Branch Dove

Availability: In stock (5)

Made in the Philippines
Dimensions: 3Lx2H inches

Peace on Earth—a holiday message everyone shares. Dove with olive branch is handcrafted in translucent capiz. Capiz is the thin shell of a marine mollusk. First artisans wash and soak shells. After the shells have dried, they are cut into shapes and edged with metal wire. A finishing coat of varnish completes this labor-intensive process. Before glass windows became available in the Philippines, capiz was used for windows in houses. Decorative only. Keep out of reach of children.

  • Capiz, wire