This iconic sterling silver & shell brooch was designed & signed circa 1950's by Taxco, Mexico artist William Spratling (1900-67). The eyes of the dragonfly are finished with a copper wash. The pin measures 2 1/2" across & 2" high. The pin is in beautiful condition. Hallmarked WS 925 eagle #30. Pictured in MEXICAN SILVER by Penny Morrill & Carol Berke & on Phyllis Goddard's spratlingsilver.com.