Ostrich Egg – Dragonfly Espresso/Silver
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“Today I saw the dragonfly
Come from the wells where he did lie.
An inner impulse rent the veil
Of his old husk: from head to tail
Came out clear plates of sapphire mail.
He dried his wings: like gauze they grew;
Thro’ crofts and pastures wet with dew
A living flash of light he flew.”
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
We have carefully adorned the Ostrich egg with an array of silver Dragonflies. Available in two colours: Espresso/Silver and Cream/Silver
Width: 13.3 cm
Length: 13.3 cm
We silver plate onto solid brass and then lacquer to give a long lasting durable finish that protects against tarnishing and prevents over-polishing, this in turn maintains the original beauty of each item. You only need to lightly dust with a soft cloth and the item will remain an object of beauty.
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