Vintage African Silver Collection Toothpick Holders Porcupine, Hippo, Crocodile
Handcrafted in South Africa, this unique Vintage Toothpick Holders are hallmarked sterling silver and carry the AfriSilver logo.
Each sculpture is individually handcrafted and molded, cast in resin and copper, which is discarded, to leave a lightweight electroformed 925 sterling silver.
These authentic AfriSilver Toothpick Holders, in the original boxes have never been used. Purchased directly from the artist while in South Africa. A few show natural signs of age and pigmentation.
Approximate Dimensions: 2"H X 1.5"W
Below is a copy of a partial text from the White House visit of President and First Lady Mbeki of South Africa in 2000, at which time they exchanged gifts with President and First Lady Clinton.
MRS. MBEKI'S GIFT TO MRS. CLINTON: Mrs. Mbeki presents to Mrs. Clinton a 12-piece set of Afrisilver napkin rings. Each napkin ring features a different animal found in Africa, including a lion, elephant, leopard and buffalo.