Representing good fortune reflected back to you, the Peony encourages one to bestow good fortune on others. These luscious pink flowers with their golden centers are floating in the emerald waters of the Indian Ocean.
As the third-largest body of water in the world, covering a fifth of the earth’s surface, the Indian Ocean fostered the world’s earliest and most iconic civilizations. Home to some of the most important and historical trading ports including ports in South Africa, Australia, Indonesia, and Sri Lanka.
This is the warmest ocean in the world and the temperatures are not conducive to growing phytoplankton which is required as a food source to support marine life. However, the Indian Ocean is second-most polluted in the world. The combined weight of all the plastic dumped into our oceans is greater than 38,000 elephants.
• 90 Centimeters square or approx. 34 inches square