Vintage Carved Detailed Shell Cameo Gold. The design is taken from Greek mythology. In Greek mythology, the Graces were goddesses of charm, beauty, nature, human creativity and fertility. The three are Beauty (Aglaea), Mirth (Euphrosyne), and Good Cheer (Thalia).
They were the daughters of Zeus and Euynome, and were part of Aphrodite's retinue. Measures the cameo 2 in length by 1 ½ in width by overall depth ½.
The handmade gold bezel frame is approx. ½ all around the sell cameo.The tube hinge of the pin and the catch. Judging by tube hinge, this cameo pin/brooch made before 1900. The catch on the other side is a replacement. Possible was replaced after 1920s. The item "Vintage Classic Handcrafted Solid Gold Three Graces Shell Cameo Brooch/ Pin" is in sale since Tuesday, March 19, 2013. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Cameos". The seller is "snsfinejewelantiques" and is located in Astoria, New York. This item can be shipped to United States.