Vintage 9 Carat Yellow Gold Cameo RingVintage 9 Carat Yellow Gold Cameo RingVintage 9 Carat Yellow Gold Cameo RingVintage 9 Carat Yellow Gold Cameo RingVintage 9 Carat Yellow Gold Cameo RingVintage 9 Carat Yellow Gold Cameo Ring

ITEM: Cameo ring.

COMPOSITION: 9K yellow gold.

GEM: carved shell.

CONDITION: Estate Item, very good.

WEIGHT: 6.5 Grams

MEASUREMENT: 3/4" knuckle to knuckle.

MARKS: 9, 375.

SIZE: 6-1/2. We can re-size this ring for an additional charge. Please inquire if needed.

COMMENTS: The ring features the delicate detailing of the traditional cameo subject - a ladies profile. Cameo is a method of carving an object such as an engraved gem, item of jewellery or vessel made in this manner. It nearly always features a raised (positive) relief image; contrast with intaglio, which has a negative image. Originally, and still in discussing historical work, cameo only referred to works where the relief image was of a contrasting colour to the background; this was achieved by carefully carving a piece of material with a flat plane where two contrasting colours met, removing all the first colour except for the image to leave a contrasting background. Classically the designs carved into cameo stones were either scenes of Greek or Roman mythology or portraits of rulers or important dignitaries.

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Item ID: 9 carat cameo ring


Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: green/gold/white, Size: 6 1/2

Vintage 9 Carat Yellow Gold Cameo Ring

$250 USD

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