Older vintage natural cowry shell rosary holder, hinged box or trinket box. This beautiful natural shell trinket box measures two and seven eighths of an inch by app. 2'' with a depth of app. one and five eighths. The fascinating natural shell features irregular edges that are secured to it's brass frame with plaster. The beauty of the shell can be appreciated from the inside and out. These old boxes are commonly used to store a rosary but with the nice depth it will work for a variety of special keepsakes.