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This is a lovely antique cameo and 14K white gold brooch measuring 1 1/4 inches long by 1 inch wide with a hinged hidden bail enabling it to also be worn as a pendant. As early as 1805, craftsmen began using shell for cameos because it was easily carved due to its many layers, as compared to onyx or agate.Designs throughout history include many subjects. But, the most common of all is that of a noble Romanesque maiden with classic features, Roman dress, jewelry and intricately, often floral embellished hair. This cameo depicts a nicely detailed woman with fancy upswept hair and a floral embellishment at her shoulder. It is bezel set in the ornate octagonal filigree frame.
The piece has a secure pin back with a secure lock and is marked, tested and guaranteed 14K. It has been professionally cleaned and brightly polished and weighs 5.7 grams. Empire Jewelers has been business for more than 25 years, and specializes in fine jewelry, diamonds, gold, sterling silver, estate and vintage jewelry, coins and other precious metals. We are certified, licensed and bonded, and bank references are available. We encourage you to request our references, ask us questions and read through our customer feedback.
Empire Jewelers is the largest wholesaler of jewelry from store close-outs, manufacturers buyouts and estates in Long Island, New York. We dont claim to have everything. But, what we do offer is of the highest standards of quality, at unbeatable, true wholesale prices. The item "Antique cameo brooch pendant pin 14K white gold hand carved shell filigree frame" is in sale since Tuesday, December 8, 2015.This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Unknown Period\Cameos". The seller is "adina" and is located in E.
This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, Japan, Australia.