Lurlina

 

"Lurlina"
Lidded Vessel
3.5" diameter x 7" tall

Lurlina inside

Sea Urchin Shell,
Gilded with Varigated Metal Leaf,
with a Finial and Pedestal of African Blackwood.
Under the lid is a Yellow Sapphire Gemstone
in a 14K Gold setting.

Lurlina is a character from Gregory Maguire's book "Wicked". She is a mythical goddess in Maguire's imaginery world. Her colors are green and gold. Like Lurlina, the fictional goddess of Oz, this vessel is very unusual. I always enjoy reading a good story!