A lovely vintage cameo necklace beautifully hand carved and set in sterling.
The shell cameo has a serene woman wearing a necklace set with a paste stone. She has two flowers in her hair and two on her dress.
The cameo is set in a bezel and framed with delicate sterling filigree.
The frame has a unusual shape, repousse flowers embellish it in four places.
The great attention to detail of the carved shell and repousse silver flowers as well as the necklace make the cameo unique.
The pendant hangs from the original flower bail, it hangs from an 18" sterling link chain.
The pendant measures 1.25" by 1", the bail adds another 5/16" to the length. The cameo measures 20mm by 15mm.
Excellent condition, no damage or visible wear, lovely aged sterling patina.
Unmarked, the pendant tested sterling with acid, the chain is marked 925 for sterling.
Total weight is 4.5 grams.
A feminine vintage cameo necklace c1930s.
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