Skip to main content
  • Want more images or videos?
    Request additional images or videos from the seller
1 of 6

Oyster Bonanza, Unique Shell Mirror by Shellman Scandinavia, Sweden



The Shellman oyster shell mirrors are among the most popular from shell artists Mikael and Buster. They manage to present edgy roughness and pure elegance at the same time. At first glance it may look beige only, but in an oyster shell you will find shades of light and dark purple, green, pink, blue, black, grey, red… And turned upside down, white. Following the tradition of late Sydney-based shell artist Paul Bruce and Dutch shell artist Niels van Alphen, the third Shellman generation is now based in south Sweden. In truth, the current Shellman is two shell men. Mikael Hjärtsjö and his son Buster left successful careers in advertising and at Apple respectively to create unique high-quality mirror frames and sculptures, covered with treasures from sea and beach. Each work – free form or strictly patterned – is a true conversation piece in its own right, following Shellman’s meticulous ambitions: good enough is not enough! Shell art by Shellman standards is a painstaking yet rewardingly slow process that has rendered clients in the US, Spain, commission work to Sicilian palazzos and of course, Sweden. The oyster shells that go into this mirror frame has been carefully hand-picked by divers on the Swedish west coast. The oyster itself has been eaten by guests at Shellman’s local bistro. The shells are then collected and hand-washed every Monday morning by Mikael and Buster. You’re looking at sustainable re-usage as elegant and rough as it can be.


Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity. We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Customs Duties & Taxes May Apply.
    Ships From: Helsingborg, Sweden
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

1stDibs Buyer Protection Guaranteed
If your item arrives not as described, we’ll work with you and the seller to make it right. Learn more
About the Seller
4.5 / 5
Located in Helsingborg, Sweden
Vetted Seller
These experienced sellers undergo a comprehensive evaluation by our team of in-house experts.
Established in 2014
1stDibs seller since 2017
29 sales on 1stDibs
Typical response time: 2 hours
More From This Seller

You May Also Like

Oval Oyster Shell Mirror
Located in New York, NY
Fantastic one-of-a-kind oval oyster shell mirror. Topped with amazing huge piece of rutilated amethyst (hundreds of karats)!

20th Century American Wall Mirrors



Oyster Shell Looking Glass Mirror
Located in London, GB
A fine rectangular mirror encrusted with native winkle and oyster shells. The pediment with scallop shell finial surmounted by a single murex shell and flanked by broken scrolls of w...

21st Century and Contemporary English Wall Mirrors



Oyster Shell and Quartz Crystal Wall Mirror
Located in Palm Springs, CA
A glamorous 1970s oyster shell and quartz crystal wall mirror. The mirror is antique, so it shows age spots. The sun is hitting the crystal crown in the photos. The mirror is heavy, ...

Vintage 1970s Unknown Hollywood Regency Wall Mirrors



Unique Mirror by Studio Glustin
By Glustin Creation
Located in Saint-Ouen (PARIS), FR
Exceptional hand-made mirror with tainted Murano glass frame and brass. Unique piece by Studio Glustin.  

2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirrors



Mirror Produced by Ota in Sweden
Located in Malmo, SE
Mirror. Produced by Ota in Sweden.

Vintage 1960s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Wall Mirrors



Swedish, Mirror, Burlwood, Original Mirror Glass, Sweden, 1930s
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A swedish mirror, designed and produced c. 1930s. Burlwood frame and original mirror glass.

Vintage 1930s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Wall Mirrors


Mirror, Burl

Swedish Giltwood Art Deco Mirror by W. Lundell
By W. Lundell
Located in New York, NY
Swedish Art Deco mirror with gilt carved details which include a seated putto holding a bow, arrow and quiver against a faux mahogany painted gesso background. Made by W. Lundell, si...

Vintage 1940s Scandinavian Scandinavian Modern Wall Mirrors

Mirror by Josef Frank, Sweden, circa 1950
By Josef Frank
Located in New York, NY
Mirror with beautiful brass edging by Josef Frank, circa 1950. Measures: 31.75" square in excellent condition.

Vintage 1950s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Wall Mirrors

The 1stDibs Promise

Learn More

Expertly Vetted Sellers

Confidence at Checkout

Price-Match Guarantee

Exceptional Support

Buyer Protection

Insured Global Delivery