Sea life or seafood – no matter how you look at it, an aquatic life pattern is fresher than ever.
Big on details
Handcrafted by artisans on the border of Burma and Thailand, this vase’s impressive and abundant hand-glazed detailing is sure to quickly give it centerpiece status.
Eclectic Home, 8211 Oak St., New Orleans, (504) 866-6654, eclectichome.net. Large handmade ceramic seafoam vase (26 inches high by 20 inches wide), $820.
Service for six
Raw, Rockefeller or grilled – no matter how you serve your beloved bivalves, this exquisite oyster platter is sure to look great.
Emporium Gift Shop, The Roosevelt New Orleans, a Waldorf Astoria Hotel, 130 Roosevelt Way, New Orleans, (504) 335-3175, therooseveltneworleans.com/about-the-waldorf/emporium-gift-shop.html. Hand painted half dozen oyster platter, $122.
Coral at the right time
Offering a vibrant splash of color wherever you choose to hang it, this framed coral print can give your space the perfect beachy feel.
Nadeau Furniture with a Soul, 2728 Magazine St., New Orleans, (504) 891-1356, furniturewithasoul.com/neworleans. Coral wall art print, $51.
In the ocean, a sea urchin is best admired from afar. But rest assured, this cast resin sculpture is beautiful but without the sting.
Villa Vici, 4112 Magazine St., New Orleans, (504) 899-2931, villavici.com. Eight-inch resin sea urchin sculpture in frosted white, $325.
Cook with fish
Italian artisan Gianluca Fabbro uses his signature sponge technique to capture the hues and nuances of Atlantic mackerel, a fish commonly found in the Adriatic Sea.
Vietri, vietri.com. The Maccarello Baker (2.25 pints), $114.