This vintage oval shell cameo shows a woman with her hair up in curls with two ringlets hanging to accentuate her regal neck. She wears a classical toga type dress that bears her smooth shoulders. The lady is in white against a very light pink background.
The cameo is set in a unique ornate frame in 10 karat gold that has an abundance c- and s-curves surrounding it. This makes the pendant look substantial yet keeps the piece feminine and light. The pendant hangs from a long ribbed bail.
The pendant is marked "10K" on the back and tested as 10 karat gold.
The cameo measures 22 mm x 12 mm (13/16 inch x 7/16 inch). The pendant including the decorative bail is 3.3 cm x 4.7 cm (1 7/8 inches x 7/8 inch). It weighs 4.0 grams and is in great condition