A Chinese shou symbol brooch or pendant by Museum Reproductions. This brooch was adapted from a necklace in the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, MA. The Shou character means "Long Life" or "Longevity". It has a pin as well as a loop on the back so you can wear it on a necklace too! Created from pewter with a brushed gold finish.
1 1/2 inches wide.
Museum Reproductions is based out of Longmont, CO here in the USA! They create jewelry that is based upon or inspired by pieces in museum collections. These designs are authorized by and benefit these Museums. So you can own a piece of jewelry that is not only beautiful, but historically significant as well. Each design comes with a provenance card that explains the origin of the design.