The Tasmanian Waratah (telopea truncata) is found in coastal areas and dense forests of Tasmania's north west. Vivid bursts of springtime colour against the dark green leaves, it has a very spectacular flower, which appears to change form as the season progresses. There are telopeas elsewhere in Australia, but this one is unique to Tasmania.
Necklace is approximately 45 cm long
Presentation boxed with the photograph of the inspiration.