This is a very exquisite brooch. It is sterling silver, mother of pearl, and fossilized bone. It depicts a warrior woman. The bone face is carved with great detail and the sterling head dress cascades down over the mother of pearl breast plate. On her shoulder is a circular semi-precious stone which also has sterling cascading down. The face is carved from fossilized bone. It measures 2 1/2 inches from top to bottom and 2 inches at the widest point. It is signed on the back 925 for sterling and Zealandia, please refer to photos. This is a very unique and quality Art Deco style brooch than can also be worn as a pendant.
Item ID: J-1303
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