Muslims accept the teachings of both the Jewish torah and the Christian gospels because they believe that God revealed Himself to the earlier prophets of the jews and Christians. They call Jews and Christians, the “people of the book”. This piece represents the three religions in the birth of their beliefs (baby Jesus) – a . A sterling silver Star of david is atop a turtle (hidden Jewishness of jesus). The doves signify peace, the ‘prison art of cigarette packs into a frame of baby shoes represent the prison we find ourselves in today. The snake skin represents the shedding of the old. This syncretic piece is a piece of hope.