This lion head is a thick hunk of polished malachite stone that's been intricately carved with impressive detail. The head is wrapped in 14K gold-filled wire.
The pendant measures 1 1/2 by 2 inches with the butterfly bail. It's 5/8 inch thick.
The pendant hangs from a sterling silver chain that's gold-dipped to match the pendant. Chain measures 22 inches. It's marked 925 with an Italy hallmark. Necklace weighs 33.7 grams.
The lion head was hand carved in China circa mid-century and wrapped into a pendant circa 1970 by a retired jewelry designer.
Excellent vintage condition.
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Hand-Carved Malachite Lion Head Pendant GF Wired - Gilt Sterling Chain
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