Vintage cat, cat jewelrym brass stamping, gingerbread brass, looks like copper. Cat lovers can make the cutest novelty brooches and necklaces from this piece. It was first made in the 50's and 60's, made in the USA, and is no longer made. It's also heavy weight gilding brass. Gingerbread brass is brass that has a very heavy copper content, so it's got a unique weathered copper look, darkening and patina. (Brass is usually 85% copper, 15% zinc, but the copper is a little higher in this type of brass.) You can paint gingerbread brass, too, or patina it more with Swellegant Darkening solution or your torch. 33x38mm, sold by the piece while they last. Once sold out there won't be more!