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Mackerel Fused Glass Wall Hanging Decoration Medium, Fish Art

Mackerel Fused Glass Wall Hanging Decoration Medium, Fish Art
£22.00
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Description

These fused glass wall hanging mackerel are slightly smaller than their larger buddies (also available) at 22cm, but feature the same stylised design and luminescent glass, making them an ideal indoor or outdoor decoration on their own or as part of a shoal.

The fish come with either a green, turquoise or blue back, and incorporate luminescent glass which shimmers with a metallic sheen in certain lights. Each is finished with hand-painted enamel stripes and discrete wire hooks for easy hanging / fixing in your chosen location.

Stock Status - This Creature's stock status is: In Stock

I currently have the numbered fish available.

How it's made - I cut the various pieces of glass needed, add two hanging hooks and fuse at a high temperature to melt the body into a single, smooth piece of glass. Then I add eyes and fins and paint the glass with enamel markings before fusing again at a lower temperature to give the final piece a 3D quality.

Creature Fact - Contempt for mackerel amongst some northern Norwegians can be traced back to the Bishop of Bergen (1698-1764) describing them as 'eating human flesh, seeking out those who swim in the nude, so the person will be quickly devoured if he falls in a school or shoal of mackerel'. Sounds unlikely but probably best not to play with these in the bath just in case.

Inspiration

I like fish! We have a mini collection of metal fish sculptures, so it made sense to make some glass ones to keep them company.

Shipping & delivery

This item will be posted to you by Glass Robin Studio within 3 days of receiving payment.

Shipping destination Cost Additional items
United Kingdom £3.05 £1.33
Europe

Italy, Greece, Cyprus, Germany, France, Spain, Finland, Belgium, Portugal, Poland, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark, Netherlands, Austria, Latvia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Isle of Man, Jersey, Guernsey, Gibraltar

£12.71 £2.68
United States £17.43 £4.10
Rest of the World £19.74 £4.52

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Additional terms

Important Information - Please read the following before completing your purchase: Postage Costs: Automated postage rates are generally accurate for the first couple of items. If you are ordering more than two items and would like to check if cheaper postage is available, please get in touch before placing your order. Damage in Transit: Although damage is rare, items are sent insured for peace of mind. As soon as you receive your item please open it and check it has arrived safely. In the unlikely event of damage, it is important that you keep all packaging / the item and contact me straight away, so that I can provide the insurer with the information they need to process a claim and refund you. (If you are buying for someone else, please ensure they do the same). By completing your order, you confirm that you understand the above, and agree that if an item gets damaged in the post and an insurance claim cannot be filed due to your failure to provide the information requested, you will waive your right to a refund. Recycling: I try to be as environmentally responsible as possible. I don't buy none-recyclable packaging materials but I do re-use any bubble-wrap etc I receive. If you get any in your parcel, please be reassured it has been recycled. If you can't re-use it yourself try donating it to someone who can rather than throwing it away!

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