Amazing group of antique mother of pearl and STERLING SILVER COLLARED serving utensils from the 1800's!! This is an amazing deal! There is a cake server, serving fork, gravy ladle, knife and four picks. Mother of pearl was a glowing, pearlescent material used to make utensil handles in the 1800's. The silversmiths used the beautiful iridescent interior of oyster and abalone shells to create these unique works of art.