Musical Maraca Castanets 9k Gold Pendant Charm Vintage c1950

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Sometimes called rumba shaker, chac-chac and various other names, is a rattle which appears in many genres of Caribbean and Latin music. It is shaken by a handle and usually played as part of a pair. This is a fun vintage 9ct yellow gold pendant or charm of a pair of maraca's dating from the 1950's a time when charm bracelets were very popular. Still collectable today, still hung as a charm, as well as a pendant from a necklace.
The gold has been tested as there are no gold marks. Requires an additional ring to hang.
Size 2.0 x 1.1 cm or 0.8 x 0.4 inches.
Weight 0.7 grams or 0.4 penny weight.