This is a magnificent gold shell cameo brooch depicting in fine engraved detail the profile of Athena, t. He patron goddess of Athens, worshiped as the goddess of wisdom, handicrafts, and warfare. This beautiful brooch is from the Victorian era, circa 1850. The inner frame is 18 karat and outer 14 karat gold. Fifty three almost identical white pearls embellish the contour of this lovely brooch.
This stunning Victorian cameo brooch weighs 13.97 grams and measures 44 mm x 38 mm. The item "Majestic Antique 1850 Victorian 18K Gold and Pearl Shell Athena Cameo Brooch" is in sale since Thursday, April 30, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Cameos". The seller is "sinasantiques" and is located in Los Gatos, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.