Antique Edwardian 14k White Gold Rosettes Carved Shell Cameo Pin
For sale is an Edwardian to Early Art Deco hand carved cameo shell pin set in a 14k white gold frame. The frame features fancy fleur de lis prongs, filigree open work on the sides and an engraved twist design on the gold edges. The frame is marked 14k. Cameo has a beautifully carved border, rosettes, pansies, strong facial features and hair. Weight is 7.1 grams. Size is 1 3/4″ tall North to South by 1 5/16″ wide East to West. The condition is excellent with no cracks, chips, flakes, dents or damage. It has one thin scratch line on the back but it is not visible on the front. The natural shell has a deep curve which causes the cameo to sit higher in the setting on the top and bottom than on the sides. This is characteristic of the piece of shell that was used. This is an exquisite and rare cameo for your collection.