Signup for our store newsletter. TO SEE THIS 360 VIDEO ON YouTube. This is a cameo and 14K yellow gold brooch measuring 1 3/4 inches long by 1 1/4 inches wide with a hidden hinged 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 particular cameo depicts a truly stunning noble woman with soft delicate features adorned with an earring.
There are no cracks in the hand carved shell, even when held up to the light. The cameo is bezel set in a textured and rope edge border frame which has a secure pin back with a safety. The truly elegant estate piece is marked, tested and guaranteed 14K and has been professionally cleaned and brightly polished. It weighs 9.2 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 pin brooch pendant 14K yellow gold hand carved shell rope edge" is in sale since Tuesday, December 6, 2016.
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.