This is a vintage 1970s lucite and embedded abalone shell round trivet. It is made of layered large chunks of abalone over a field of tiny pieces of abalone, all sealed under clear acrylic plastic. The back is black. There is a label on the back that reads "Trivet (hot plate) Handmade in California with Abalone Shells taken by Divers from the Pacific Ocean Made by Craftsmen of Betty's Shells." It is 6 5/8" wide. The trivet rests on three ball round feet. It is in very good condition. There are some fine scratches on the surface, no other damage.
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