It has a hinged folding 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. The woman is wearing a 14K white gold necklace prong set with a large, 3.5 MM, full cut, fully faceted. 15CT diamond of K color and SI clarity.The diamond has a visible chip, and the bottom of the frame is slightly bent. The brooch is priced accordingly. This truly magnificent and extremely ornately detailed oval cameo has crisp and distinct features and details. It has no cracks or damage and is bezel set in an ornate filigree frame.
The brooch is tested and guaranteed 14K and has been professionally lightly cleaned. It has a pin back with secure lock and weighs a substantial 20.3 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 diamond cameo pendant brooch pin 14K white gold large carved shell. 15ct" is in sale since Tuesday, June 23, 2015. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Unknown Period\Cameos". The seller is "adina" and is located in East Meadow, New York. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, China, Australia.