For sale is this rather large and well carved, circa 1880's cameo brooch that also has a fold down loop enabling you to wear it as a pendant, if desired. The frame of the cameo measures almost 2" x 1 1/2" and has a fine twisted rope trim around it. The goddess is wearing a crown of leaves and has no cracks, chips or damage (3 faint stress lines above her head that simply attest to the age of the piece. It weighs 17 grams and the original owner added a safety clasp, but the "T" pin is original. Not marked, but carefully acid tested to be 10k solid gold.