Today we are happy to offer for sale a beautiful and unusual antique Victorian carved shell cameo pendant pin. This lovely piece features a nicely carved, deep portrait of a turn-of-the-century looking woman with hair in an up-do or bobbed. She has two flowers in her hair and is wearing a classic draped bodice with a large flower and intricate leaves at her shoulder. The shell is set in a marked 14K gold frame which in turn is set within a filigree setting with bows at each point, top, bottom, and sides. It has a simple safety clasp with a folding loop at the top for hanging from a chain. Marked “14K’ on the clasp. Cameo presents very well and is in very good antique condition, with very minimal wear and patina from light use. There is some distortion to the frame around the cameo itself and residue on the back side of the shell. Nothing very bothersome. A beautiful, collectible piece of high style Victorian/Edwardian antique jewelry which would be a great addition to any jewelry collection! Fresh to the market from a Rhode Island estate!
Dimensions: 1 5/8″ in height x 1 1/4″ in width Total Weight: 11 grams
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