Underneath this thin, translucent coat of painted wings is sparkling, genuine white abalone shell. Outlining the wings is gold leafing. This painting is intended to lead your thoughts to the topic of angels being present in our life. We all have our own guardian angel looking out for us, and that is why everything will always end up okay. The precious materials used on this piece accents the ethereal, heavenly experience of viewing this piece. It is mounted on a cradled piece of plexiglass.