Signed Keller & Co antique Victorian 10k rose gold (strong pink color) genuine shell cameo pin brooch pendant. Gorgeous well detailed hand carved shell cameo with laurel leaf garland in hair and twisted ringlet curls. Measures 1-7/16" x 1-1/4". beautifully chased engraving on the frame. The shell cameo measures 1-1/8" x 7/8". Hallmarked "10K" with the Keller & Co. maker mark. Has a folding bail so that it can also be worn as a pendant. In excellent condition with no chips, cracks, or hairlines. All natural cameos when held to strong light will show very fine growth lines. These are neither hairlines nor cracks, they are natural to the shell and unique to each individual piece. Circa 1900.
About the maker: Charles Keller & Company- Newark, New Jersey. Established 1885. Manufactures of gold and platinum jewelry.
Item ID: 2169