Antique Australian Paua Shell and Silver Fan Brooch/Pin.
Paua shell is known as the Opal of the Ocean for obvious reasons.
This beautiful small brooch is crafted from carved iridescent Paua shell backed and edged with 925 Silver (tested) and Hallmarked JL.
The original, working, C clasp and pin date it to early twentieth century c1910 and it measures 1 1/8" x 3/4".
With a patina of age and no damage to the shell surface it is in very good Antique condition.
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