Gabriella Polony Mountain's work includes four major themes. The first three themes are clearly recognizable as the Cosmos, Nature, and Figural works with the fourth theme encompassing history, philosophy, and culture. In her life as an artist, Polony Mountain worked with many different medium including mosaics, weavings, sculpture, stained glass, and repousse. Sculpture is a three dimensional branch of the visual arts. In traditional forms of sculpture, the materials used were easily accessible and consisted of stone, metal, wood, ceramics. The process for creating sculpture is as varied as the materials used and include carving, modelling, molded, cast, welded. These days the sculptural form is one with fewer boundaries in terms of material and process.
Organic shapes and black marble are used to create this depiction of the abstract concept of "germination." The process of germination can be defined as either the growth of a seed to its plant form or the process of something coming into existence and developing. In this abstract sculpture, Polony Mountain relieves the viewer of strict definition. The base of the sculpture is slightly arched and resembles the shape of a fish tail. Atop this is a circular seed-like form, a hooked element sprouts upward and outward. To emphasize this metamorphosis, a hole is drilled completely through the center.