Bamboo Table Lamp with Abalone Inlay

This lamp of Bamboo and Nigerian Ebony features four sides of Abalone inlays. Green, red and blue abalone were used as well as black Mother of Pearl. Each inlay contained as many as ten individual pieces fit and glued by hand. About five hours was needed to complete each side.

Represented in the inlays are a tuna, a turtle, cumulus clouds and sunset, as well as a half moon, full moon, star and shooting stars.