Popular since biblical times cameos saw a huge resurgence at the end of the 18th and all throughout the 19th century. Adored by the likes of Queen Victoria and Empress Josephine Bonaparte, it was the must-have accessory of the time. With the current rise in interest in vintage and antique jewelry, especially brooches, this cameo looks great on the lapel of your favorite jacket.
This stunning oval cameo brooch/pendant depicts a classic hand carved Roman beauty in high relief with alabaster white skin and flowing tresses against a pale pink background. The 14k yellow gold frame is skillfully hand-engraved with an acanthus motif. This delightful piece can be worn as a brooch or pendant.
Material: hand carved shell
Metal: 14k yellow gold
Dimensions: 1 7/16" (W) x 1 5/8" (L) x 8/16" (D)
Markings: '14k', makers mark