There is what appears to be a natually occurring crack in the shell material on the bottom back side. It does not go all the way through to the front. Please see pictures for details and thank you for looking.The item "Antique Hand Carved Shell Cameo Surrounded by Seed Pearls 10k Pin Pendant" is in sale since Tuesday, August 15, 2017. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Cameos". The seller is "jwlsbx" and is located in Kansas City, Missouri. This item can be shipped to United States.