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  • n. Plural form of fishskin.


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  • He made collections of shells and minerals, knew how to stuff birds, kept a mass of curiosities bought for nothing in his bedroom; took possession of phials and empty perfume bottles for his specimens; pinned butterflies and beetles under glass, hung Chinese parasols on the walls, together with dried fishskins.


  • From snakeskins, fishskins, frogskins, water buffalo horns, penshells (which were popular during the Victorian era as a substitute for the endangered tortoise shell), oystershells, cowrie shells and other naturally collected shells; from animals that are not "consumed" solely for their skins or horns but also as a food source, I am having fun reusing (and not abusing) mother nature's beautiful and bountiful resources to create each and every piece.

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