Sperm whale tooth with a thick wooden band inserted around the lower edge of the tooth. There are four indents in this band for rectangular pieces of a different type of wood, only one of which remains on the object. There is a small metal hoop attached to the wooden part, and another towards the top of the object. Both of these hoops have lengths of string looped through them. There is a hole in the top centre with wood and metal beneath it. There is a metal catch at the side which looks as though it may open the metal part. This metal is tarnished and so will no longer open.
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