Classic and lovely, this antique, converted brooch combines a wonderful classical portrait with an intricate filigree frame. The handmade gold frame is a rich green hue, with layers of twisting ivy and delicate bead details. The ancient motif is carried over into the lady's hair, with carefully carved roses decorating her perfectly flowing hair. Particularly well carved, there is distinct personality here, found in the ladies face, and her gentle eyes. This is a large scale cameo pendant; converted from it's original use as a brooch.
Cameo is the art of carving a layered material, creating a portrait or landscape with the difference in the colors. While traditionally done in shell, banded onyx has been used in cameo work - particularly in Greece and Italy - for hundreds, if not thousands, of years.
This pendant does not come with the chain shown. Please feel free to contact us, we will help you find the perfect chain for your style and budget!
Metal: 14K Green Gold
Gem: Shell Cameo
Gem Measurements: 47.5 x 35.2 mm, Oval
Measurements: 2.70 x 1.65 Inches, with bail
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