Offered is an impressive 22 karat (or higher purity) gold pin depicting a robust golden dragon holding three magnificent rubies on eyes and tail. A circular shaped pearl is beautifully sitting on the mouth of this dragon.
This stunning pin was made in Havana, Cuba by the great Antigua Vilardebó y Riera goldsmith who was a Cuban and world famous great house goldsmith that manufactured most Cuban Republic jewelries and medals until 1960. Among those are The National Order of Merit Carlos Manuel de Cèspedes and The Order of Military Merit.
The marks of “Antigua Vilardebó y Riera, Taller De Joyeria, Dragones 53, Habana” are visible on the interior of the custom made box of this marvelous jewelry.
This 22 karat golden dragon with ruby stones measures 30 mm ( 1.18 inches) and 60 mm (2.36 inches) with the extended pin. It weighs 8.03 grams.