AN ABSOLUTELY STUNNING AND VERY RARE MUSEUM QUALITY VICTORIAN SHELL CAMEO PENDANT OR BROOCH DEPICTING A KNEELING WOMAN WITH A CROSS AND A SKULL - THE MONUMENTAL CAMEO IS 3 1/4 INCHES TALL. THE CAMEO IS SET IN A MAGNIFICENT SCROLLWORK ENGRAVED 14 KARAT GOLD BORDER. Victorian Shell Cameo Pendant Earrings In Gold Woman Under Tree 2 Inches Long. AN ABSOLUTELY STUNNING AND VERY RARE PAIR OF VICTORIAN SHELL CAMEO PENDANT EARRINGS SET IN GOLD. IT IS VERY RARE TO FIND THESE LONG 2 1/8 INCH CAMEO EARRINGS AND THESE ARE IN WONDERFUL CONDITION.
THE IMAGE AT THE TOP IS OF A WOMAN NEXT TO A TOWER WITH A HOUSE IN THE BACKGROUND. THE LOWER PORTION DEPICTS A WOMAN ON A HILL UNDER A TREE.THE HAND CARVED WORK IS DEEP AND VERY LOVELY. THE CAMEOS ARE SET IN A 10 KARAT GOLD BRAIDED AND FLOWER GARLAND MOTIF BORDER. PART OF A LARGE COLLECTION OF EARLY AND RARE CAMEO JEWELRY THAT WE HAVE RECENTLY OBTAINED. The gold is 10 Karat gold. The posts are 14 Karat gold and are a later addition.
The earrings are 2 1/8 inches long. They are 20mm wide at the widest portion. The earrings weigh 7 grams together.It is extremely rare to find monumental Cameo earrings in gold. Very compelling imagery and extremely unusual. And Cameos and Classically inspired jewels are all the rage - look at the photos from the recent Veranda and Town and Country I have included with the prices! Treat yourself or a loved one to a treasure to cherish for generations and one which will only increase in value over time! We also have a portrait cameo of Robert Browning and portrait brooch of D.
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