The Jaguar is a member of the cat family (Felidae). Its preferred habitats are usually swamps and wooded regions. However, jaguars also live in scrub lands and deserts.
The Jaguar is an animal sacred to the Inca creator deity. It symbolizes learning, skill, and is feared as a self-transformer, sorcerer, and soul-eater.
Enameled 24 karat gold-plate over pewter. Measures approximately 2 1/8" x 7/8".