The Bolivarian Republic of
Venezuela ( República Bolivariana de Venezuela), is a heavily
urbanized tropical country on the northern coast of South
America. It is both a continental mainland and there are numerous
islands located off its coastline in the Caribbean Sea. The republic
won its independence from Spain in 1821.
Venezuela is known widely for its petroleum industry, the environmental
diversity of its territory, and its natural features.
This cute little spoon with a finely modeled horse head finial boasts a
very nice one bolivar silver coin dated 1960
Columbus first observed the pearls from Venezuela and pink pearls were
exported to Europe.
Most of the Venezuelan pearls were 'seed' pearls and the US market
wanted white pearls.
With the advent of cultured pearls from Japan, this industry no longer
This spoon has a flower finial with a pearl stamen. The bowl features a
silver one bolivar coin dated 1960.