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Demeter Antique Shell Cameo Brooch/Pendant

Product Description

Large conch shell cameo of Demeter. Demeter is the goddess of harvest. Demeter is carved in a traditional profile, her nose is straight, wheat is coming out of her hair and she is covered with blooming flowers. The cameo is set in a gorgeous setting made of 14K yellow gold and decorated with American hand filigree. Although the cameo is oval, the setting is octagonal. Hand carved in Italy from Mediterranean conch shell. 

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

Circa 1890. 

Specifications:

Weight: 19.76gr,

Size: 54x41mm

Material: Carved conch shell cameo

Metal: 14K yellow Gold

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.

$2,625.00
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