Antique Victorian Conch Shell Lady Cameo

$ 250.00

Antique Victorian Conch Shell Lady Cameo

Artfully carved, this beautiful and characteristic handmade Large shell Cameo has a graceful handcarved female image. This Antique CAMEO carving will make a fantastic addition to a treasured jewelry collection. It measures 2-9/16" x 1-15/16" and weighs 23.6

Cameos are known to have been around since ancient times, but the modern tradition began around the fifteenth or sixteenth century and was made popular by Queen Victoria [1837-1901]. Cameos carved from shell are still the most popular type of cameo sold today. Picture an antique Cameo and the first image that pops into your mind is an elegant woman's profile carved out of white shell against a coral background. grams.

Size: 2-9/16" x 1-15/16"
Weight: 23.6 grams
Material: 23.6 grams
Condition: Exquisite pre-owned condition, very minimal wear.