Amber and Silver Balalaika Brooch. An unusual vintage pin in the shape of the Russian national instrument. Four silver strings and silver headstock. In the real world, a four-string balalaika is less common, but is used extensively in the Pyatnitsky Russian Folk Chorus (Государственный академический русский народный хор им. М. Е. Пятницкого). Gift boxed. 2¾" x 1". Clasp has been repaired. 1 only.