1.5" High, 3.25" Wide. Break open your old piggy bank and cash it in for this heirloom worthy one. The intricate patterns engraved on this sterling silver bank were highlighted using niello inlay. Niello is a black mixture of copper, silver, and sulphides, and was used as an inlay on engraved or etched metal. It was commonly used in Celtic, Anglo-Saxon, and Kievan Rus (Early Russian) decoration. The interior of this bank has a 14K gold wash.