Whether you decide to present this as a gift to a newborn, or wear this as a pendant yourself, its spells charming from every angle.
Of sterling silver and mother of pearl, the bell shaped rattle is created in a relief image of a smiling man in the moon amid floating clouds. His expression says it all with that knowing, benevolent smile.
Hanging from the edge, a baby whispers her or his secret hopes and dreams for the future into the ear of the man in the moon. The words, Baby Secrets, is evident below them.
A donut of mother of pearl serves as a teething ring and its handle. Circa 1900, the rattle's whimsy and evocative motif will remain so for another 100 years and beyond.