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Victorian Demeter Shell Cameo Brooch

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Antique victorian Gold Filled Shell Cameo of Demeter - the goddess of Harvest Brooch. The color of the shell is very light peach color and Demeter silhouette is white. Demeter is carved in a traditional profile. Her nose is straight and wheat is in her hair. Cameo is framed in a gold filled setting typical for the victorian era. A rope like design embellish the setting. 

Specifications:

Weight: 7.96gr

Material: Conch shell carving

Metal: Gold Filled Setting. 

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.

$695.00
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