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Book of the Sea - Hand stitched Clamshell Book Sculpture by odelae


Etsy shop Odelae

An ode to the Salish Sea. A functional and sculptural hand bound book. Featured in the Paper Shop Exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC.

From a butter clam shell (Saxidomus giganteus) discovered along the tideline of Orcas Island, WA.

Features /
• Constructed from strong clam shell
• Handbound with beeswaxed linen thread in a variation of Coptic binding
• Approx. 180 (counting front & back) blank pages of natural white 100% recycled writing paper hand cut to reflect the natural contours of...
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