Seahorses occupy the coastal silted parts of the shore in sea grass and water less than 20m deep. Our Australian Seahorses have been adversely effected by pollution, collection, damage to sea beds and loss of habitat.
This large and beautiful male seahorse, once alive at the Seahorse Research centre, near where I grew up in Tasmania. The centre has an ocean conservation project ongoing.
Cast and fabricated in Solid Sterling Silver, the seahorse is embellished with 9ct yellow gold. Beautiful weight.
Seahorse, including the bale with Topaz is 4.8cm long.
Chain is sterling silver and hand made Spiral clasp is 59cm.