“Seashore Dreaming” Clay Pail and Knit Shells


Here’s a nostalgic day at the beach! The handformed ceramic pail recalls a well-loved dented and rusted metal toy. Inside, find a knitted collection of wool Cowrie and Scallop Seashells, with a Seastar to round it out.  The pail is complete with a sculptural (non-working) handle. The knitted pieces are life-size. Enjoy all the angles in the photos.

  •  Shells and seastar knitted in natural tweed and handdyed wool
  • The hand-formed and decorated ceramic pail fools the eye
  • A lovely and fun collection
  • Perfect for your seashore dreams
  • One of a kind gift
  • Details below

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This combination of a handbuilt ceramic vintage rusted metal beach pail and some knit shells and a seastar makes a nostalgic collection.  Here are the construction details:

  • Materials for Pail: Clay, oxides and underglazes
  • Materials for Shells and Seastar: Natural tweed and hand-dyed wool yarns
  • Colors: Brown and cream tweed, with peach and tan yarns. Blue, rust and oranges for ceramic pail.
  • Size: Pail: 5 x 6 x 5.75″ Seastar: .5 x 5 x 5″ Cowrie Shell: 2.5 x  5 x 3″ Scallop Shell: 2 x 1 x 1.75″
  • Weight: 1 pound 3 ounces
  • Creation Date: 2019
  • Shipping:  Included!

Additional information

Weight 1.25 lbs
Dimensions 6 × 5.75 × 5 in