Exclusive to the Hawaiian Islands, the monk seal (‘īlio holo i ka uaua) is among the top endangered marine mammal species in the world. The monk seal received its name from its solitary lifestyle, it does not live in a colony like other types of seals. You can often spot monk seals on the beaches along Diamond Head and Ewa Beach on the island of O’ahu. As lovely as it looks, the monk seal can be quite aggressive when bothered. Visitors to Hawai’i are advised to always keep a safe distance when spotted on the beach.
While smaller in size, our magnets are created with the same details and quality craftsmanship as the larger pieces. They will come with two magnets affixed to the back of the piece.
Each piece of wood is meticulously hand contoured and carefully assembled to create multi-dimensional artwork. The beauty and uniqueness of our artwork comes strictly from the natural colors and grains of various wood types. No staining or painting is involved, only an oil finish is used to ensure the beauty as the wood ages. Wood burning is used for small details such as the scales of a fish or turtle, etc. Each piece of artwork is stamped on the back with our Le Family logo.
*Please note that this is a one-of-a-kind piece of art. The shape and workmanship are exactly as shown here but because of the different grains and shapes in the exotic woods employed, there will always be some variation in color.
Size + Packaging
Each piece is tied to a backing that fits in a box to ensure safe transporting. The measurements of the options are as follows:
Magnet – 4”W x 3.5” H x 0.5” D
Care + Instructions
Using a dry soft cloth, rub the surface with a minimal amount of lemon oil to preserve the natural beauty and shine of the wood. This should be done twice a year or as often as you prefer.
We do accept custom orders. For more information, please submit your request at our Custom Designs page.
For further questions and details, feel free to contact us at anytime and we will be happy to accommodate your needs.