A lovely antique shell cameo ring in 14k yellow gold.
Beautifully carved in shell, the statuesque woman is creamy white on a peach background.
The cameo is larger than usual for a ring, the image has nice relief and contrasts well with the peachy orange background.
The cameo is simply set in a bezel, the underside of the setting is contoured for comfort.
The shank is wide at the sides with three pierced teardrops, it tapers in the back.
Ring size 6, the cameo measures 1" by 13/16". The shank is .5" at the sides of the setting and tapers to 1/8" in the back.
Condition is excellent, no damage and minimal wear. Some of the features have softened with age but details are very visible.
Marked 14k inside the shank, total weight is 6.6 grams.
An elegant and distinctive antique cameo ring c1910-20.
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*Cameos from the carnelian conch shell, one of the most frequent shells used for cameo carving, are reddish-brown, peach or orange.