Beautiful stainless steel ornament - Merlion Singapore Merlion. Its name combines "mer", meaning the sea, and "lion". The fish body represents Singapore's origin as a fishing village when it was called Temasek, which means "sea town" in Javanese. 9 cm x 5 cm high quality 18/8 stainless steel laser cut and hand hammered for a unique shine come with a burgundy ribbon color and a grey organza gift bag SALA hand forged stainless steel products origin from an old traditional Thai Craft heritage, which was used in the production of weapons for the royal armies of Siam. Today this handicraft is mainly used in the production of tableware and cutlery. Skillful craftsmen – ancestors of the smiths from the Ayutthaya period - using traditional hammering methods to make all products. Buying these products will help to keep alive Thailand’s traditional craft heritage. All products are of high-grade 18/8 quality stainless steel with a polished and hand hammered surface. All items are hand-crafted and as such are all different – every effort has been made to show accurate pictures but items may vary slightly.