Being offered is a Victorian Antique 14K Gold, Carved Sardonyx Shell Cameo & Natural Pearl Brooch in Preowned Condition with Evidence of Prior Repair. This antique, Victorian era brooch features a hand-carved sardonyx shell cameo, framed by natural pearls, in solid 14 karat gold. The hand-carved sardonyx shell cameo measures 37 x 29mm. There are a total of forty-four (44) natural pearls framing the cameo.The pearls are off-round, and average 2.5mm in diameter. The overall measurements of the brooch are 1 3/4" x 1 1/2". The reverse side of the brooch shows evidence of a prior repair.
The pin is fastened by the original Victorian C-catch, but the original pin itself has been replaced with a pin that is shorter in length than original Victorian era pins. Dark lead solder is visible beneath the repair. The piece is not hallmarked, but has been tested and tests solid 14 karat gold. 1 3/4" x 1 1/2". 14.9 grams (9.6 dwts).White / Cream / Silver. All jewelry items are evaluated by a G. Graduate Gemologist & Applied Jewelry Professional. Please take this into consideration before purchasing an item. The item "Victorian Antique 14K Gold, Carved Sardonyx Shell Cameo & Natural Pearl Brooch" is in sale since Wednesday, July 8, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Cameos".
The seller is "deerfieldpb" and is located in Deerfield Beach, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States.