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Vintage Cameo In Sterling

Product Description

Vintage conch shell cameo of lady's profile. The cameo is set in a heavy sterling silver setting. Hand carved in Italy from Mediterranean conch shell. 

Could be worn as a brooch.

Circa 1960. 

Specifications:

Weight: 14g

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.

$297.50 $495.00
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