This Exquisite Highly Detailed Beautiful Late 1800's Shell Cameo can be worn as either a Brooch or a Pendant. The bale is made so that it folds down and is out of the way completely when not needed, and is on a fine screw detail like you might find inside a watch. The beautifully carved face is topped with wavy hair filled with flowers, adding to her beauty. The frame is a fine filigree of 14K Gold mesh inside a 14K Gold Rim. The piece is marked on the pin Back 14K. It is a wonderful delicate beauty from another time, and has kept it's grace and elegance. A true masterpiece for the collector or for anyone. This measures 2 1/8" x 1 3/4".