This is a decorative vintage 9ct gold cameo gemstone ring. The cameo gemstone is oval in shape, collet-set into the ring and of size 19.0mm x 12.0mm. It is in lovely condition and depicts a white silhouette of a Georgian lady on a light brown background. The gemstone is raised above a delicate beaded surround and exposed to its reverse. There is a full Birmingham 9ct gold assay hallmark on the inside circumference of the shank. Size 'O'(UK), 7.5(US). Weighs 3.3 grams. The ring is in excellent condition throughout with a genuine cameo gemstone and without repair -- a pretty example.
*Cameo is a method of carving an object such as an engraved gem and nearly always features a raised(positive) relief image; contrast with 'intaglio', which has a negative or sunken image