Gennaro Borriello is a master carver from Torre del Greco Italy, for the past 50 years Borriello had been world renowned as one of Italy's leading cameo makers. He signs every cameo on the back.
Bezel set in 14K yellow gold is a hand carved carnelian shell cameo with the portrait of a young girl with flowers in her hair and on her dress.
The setting measures 1 7/8" tall by 1 1/2" wide and on the back is marked * 571 na 14K Italy as well as Borriello hand signed the cameo. The cameo setting has a pin and a bail that pivots up to wear it as a pendent.
This cameo is in excellent condition.