Shannon is set of silver plate nut picks with matching nut cracker.
Her set includes a nutcracker and 6 nutpicks.
Her handles are textured designed especially for good grip this presumably allowed for quicker nut eating.
This type of utensil would have been presented with fruit knives at the dinner table.
Shannon is also perfect accessories for cracking and picking at shell fish
Her nutcracker is marked HMQ on the spring jointed bridge between the handles. HMQ stands for Henry Marcus Quackenbush. In 1913 he invented the spring jointed nut cracker and nut picks.
The nutcracker measures 13cm long and the nutpicks are 12cm long.