Pot-bellied Sea Horse Pewter Brooch Antique Silver Plated
Kathy & Peter of Peek-a-Boo have been producing a wide variety of quality Australian designed and handcrafted pewter products since 1990. Their range of jewellery and unique gifts are cast from high grade pewter alloy containing tin, copper and silver. The designs are polished and plated with 925 sterling silver, 18 ct gold, bronze and other finishes. From the design stage, to hand carving the original, to the finished product, every effort is made to ensure you will enjoy your Peek-a-boo original. Comes in an organza bag. Measures 43 mm x 17 mm
Pot-bellied Seahorse Facts
The pot-bellied (or potbelly) seahorse is one of the largest species of seahorses, growing to 30 cm in length. It has more tail rings than any other seahorse species, a low coronet, and as the common name implies, adults have very big ‘bellies’. The colouration of the pot-bellied seahorse is variable. It can be grey, brown, orange, yellow. It often has dark spots and long filaments on the head or body. The colouration appears correlated with habitat. The pot-bellied seahorse is one of the largest species of seahorses, growing to 30 cm in length. It is an endemic species that occurs in temperate marine waters from eastern Victoria and Tasmania to South Australia.