Dragon Egg

This piece responds to a myth that sea urchins were revered as dragon eggs. As someone who loves sea dragons and urchins the resulting image needed exploring and a regal ‘yolk’ with a baby dragon embryo floating and growing inside a rough shell emerged. It is presented inside out so that the beauty of the dragon can be enjoyed.

The outer is made from red velvet hand stitched with a variety of embroidery threads. The shell inside is hessian  embellished with machine embroidery and press studs.

Approximate dimensions: 18 x 18 x 18 cm

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