A very rare piece of vintage Hattie Carnegie costume jewelry. This item is the Hattie Carnegie anteater which is a special item that is featured in many jewelry books and is also very highly sought after because of it's rarity. The pin has a spectacular composition being made up of a green thermoplastic material for the head with a white rhinestone set in gold tone metal for the eye. The long neck of this anteater is made of gold tone metal with a satin gold tone finish that gives a nice and shiny appearance. There are also three strips of silver tone metal with eight white rhinestones set in each. The lower body and leg region is made up of a dark navy blue plastic which looks amazing and the tiny tail is composed of gold tone metal with three white rhinestones set within it. The horns of this item are made up of four navy blue glass beads of different sizes spaced by silver rhinestone rondells. The back of this pin has a long and sturdy pin and clasp which hold very securely and the signature "Hattie Carnegie" is in a small oval disc on the back of the head region. This piece measures 3" long by 1 1/2" wide and is in perfect condition having no missing or discolored rhinestones or metal.