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Alligator brooch

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Price: $49.00

Item Number: 6884
Manufacturer: Trovelore
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The name "alligator" is probably an anglicized form of el lagarto, the Spanish term for "the lizard", which early Spanish explorers and settlers in Florida called the alligator. Later English spellings of the name included allagarta and alagarto.  This brooch is made of beads, felt, cotton and metal- NO alligator parts were used to made this item!
Interesting tidbits;
Speed: 
20 mph (Maximum, In The Water) 
American Alligator Lifespan: 30 – 50 years
American Alligator Clutch Size: 20 – 50
Gestqation Period: 65 days
American Alligator Mass: up to500 lbs
American Alligator Length: up to 9.8 - 15 feet

Material : Cotton, Felt, Metal, Sequins & Beads; Hand Embroidered

Handmade in India.

Produced in Small Batches by Artisans.

Slight variation in embroidery, size, shape and color is part of the handmade craft and may be apparent between pieces; this is not considered a defect but is celebrated as a mark of made by hand.