Abalone shell on free-form sterling silver. This piece was create by heating the metal to a hot molten liquid, then quickly poured and squished between two charcoal blocks. The result resembles waves washing up on the shoreline, carrying an abalone shell with it.
Shell 1-1/4" x 3/8" ; 1/8" thick
Metal 1-3/4" (at widest point) x 2" (at longest tip to tip)
Chain 17" long