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Pompeii Lava Cameo

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Vintage Pompeii Lava Rock Cameo Pendant/Brooch. Set in sterling silver with hinged bail and a pin across the back. 

Could be worn as a pendant or a brooch. 

Besides carving into a shell, the agate stone is also popular for carving cameos. Agate is micro-crystalline quartz. It is popular because of its durability, compared to the conch shell. Ancient Greek and Roman jewelers carved cameos out of agate, while the Italians were known for their shell cameos. The oldest agate cameo found dates back to around 200 B.C. Although agate gemstones come in a variety of colors, blue is the most popular. Carving the white into the different layers allows for interesting shadows to enhance features of the image.

$397.50 $795.00
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