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Castle Cameo Brooch

Product Description

An Irish castle carved conch shell cameo. Was made during Queen Victoria's  visit to Irland. Sold as a high-end souvenir.  Set in Sterling silver with a nice rope embellishment. 

Could be worn as a brooch or ask our jeweler for possibility to turn it into a pendant. 

Circa 1848. 

Specifications:

Weight: 12gr,

Material: Carved conch shell cameo

Metal: Sterling Silver

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.

$445.00 $890.00
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