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Victorian Gold Cameo Shell Brooch


Extremely fine Victorian shell cameo encased by an 18k yellow gold repousse bezel and containing a mythological portrait. A hand-carved cameo and hand forged bezel with curls of gold, alternating in directions and almost dancing around the centerpiece. Finished with a pin back and a bale, so it can be worn as a brooch or a pendant.


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  • Date of manufacture
    1830's Estate
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  • Dimensions

    H 2.50 in. x W 2.13 in.

    H 6.35 cm x W 5.42 cm

  • Seller location
    Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
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