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Cameo & Marcasites

Product Description

Large conch shell cameo of a lady's profile. The cameo is set in a gorgeous heavy setting made of sterling silver with french marcasites sets all around the piece.

Hand carved in Italy from Mediterranean conch shell. 

Could be worn as a brooch or a pendant on a chain. 

Signed and hallmarked on the back of the piece. 

Specifications:

Weight: 19g

Stone: French Marcasites 

Material: Carved conch shell cameo

Metal: Sterling Silver (.925)

The iconic cameo is made by engraving an image into an object, most commonly the conch shell. Conch shells carve very well, but their color fades over time. It nearly always features a raised image, usually a woman in white, against a coral orange background, better known as a relief image. The intaglio image is cut into the background of the shell. These are very rare and takes a master skills man to produce. There are few cameo makers because it is one of the hardest challenges for any gemstone carver.Marcasite, Shell Cameo

$297.50 $595.00
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