Nature is full of inspiration for artists, each seeing something different in the patterns, flora and fauna of the planet. There is something mesmerising about the giants of the ocean, whales. The power and sheer size of the creatures contrasting with how carefully they raise their young.
Taking one of the oldest material worked by man and inspiration from his Waiheke Island home, Jay Lloyd carefully hand-casts and finished each whale tail before hanging it from a sisal rope.
Group them together or hang a singular whale tail as a striking wall hanging.
Dimensions: Available in four sizes the whale tails range from 65mm across to 200mm across (excluding rope).
Jay Lloyd's work is defined by simple clean lines. Citing the process is as important as the final product, the Waiheke Island artist individually casts and hand finishes each bronze piece.
Originally from South Africa, Jay and his family moved to Waiheke Island in 2010 where he established a studio and foundry.
His work, which ranges from jewellery to sculpture, is exhibited throughout New Zealand and is in private collections across the globe.
Postage within NZ: Within New Zealand all items over $150 are couriered free of charge. Orders under $150 incur a $7.50 courier charge. We aim to send out orders received the same day (within business hours) for delivery within 2-3 days of your order.
International Postage: We are happy to send items worldwide, simply email us the product you are interested in and we will give you a quote within 24 hours - we prefer to do this over calculating the postage at the checkout as it ensures you get the most accurate price.
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