A vintage, hand carved, bone brooch depicting a koi rising encircling a lavender mother of pearl.
Something unique from China is this Koi brooch. A vintage, hand carved, bone brooch depicting a koi rising to the surface with the waves swirling beneath it and sea foam upon its back as it encircles a small piece of almost lavender, iridescent mother of pearl. Koi measures about 1 5/8 inches long by 1 1/4 inches wide.
Please remember this is a piece of vintage or retro jewelry. Most of it is used and will show some signs of “normal wear” that comes with age. We are very careful not to destroy any patina that may have formed as we think it adds to the beauty of these pieces. Of course you may want to polish or clean off the patina, and that is totally up to you. As we describe each piece if we find any flaws or defects we will point them out in the description. If we have replaced clasps or made other repairs, we will also note these in the description.