This lovely cameo depicts Medusa, one of the three Gorgon sisters. Just look at the incredible depth of the relief and the fine under-carving delineating the snakes and wings in her hair. Her long curls drape down over her neck. This fairly recent version of Victorian artistry was created by a master carver in Italy and is artist signed. 14K Gold stamped very ornate pendant mount.
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We are proud of the items we sell and we are confident you will be pleased in each and every instance. The item "LARGE 14K CARNELIAN SHELL CAMEO PIN MEDUSA" is in sale since Tuesday, September 17, 2013. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Cameos".
The seller is "jacksonsonmain" and is located in Mount Sterling, Kentucky. This item can be shipped worldwide.