The carved oval shell cameo in this vintage brooch is stunning and perfectly accented with the 10 karat simple gold frame with fabulous detailing in the four corners. The skillfully carved cameo of a beautiful woman with beaded necklace and flowers on her gown and in her hair is a wonderful ivory color with soft tan highlights. The cameo measures one and a quarter inches high and seven eights of and inch across (1 inch across including the frame). The safety clasp is marked 10K with a makers mark that looks like a key, and the brooch weighs 7.5 grams. This exceptionally lovely vintage brooch is in excellent condition.