Hardstone and Seed Pearl, 18k Yellow Gold Cameo Pendant - Antique Circa 1880 For Sale
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Hardstone and Seed Pearl, 18k Yellow Gold Cameo Pendant - Antique Circa 1880


A fine and impressive antique carved hardstone and seed pearl cameo pendant in 18 karat yellow gold; part of our diverse antique jewelry and estate jewelry collections This fine and impressive antique cameo pendant has been crafted in 18k yellow gold. The carved hardstone cameo depicts a classical lady's profile, with her hair upswept in a ribbon. The carved cameo is displayed within an oval shaped plain and unembellished frame. The central setting is encircled by a pierced decorated paired leaf design accented with nine seed pearls individually displayed between the leaf motifs. The design is completed with a feature articulated, pearl ornamented, paired leaf drop. The pendant is suspended from a contemporary 45.72cm/18" 18k yellow gold trace chain via an integrated ring loop attachment to the upper border. The chain may be replaced with a chain of the same quality, in a style or length to meet your personal requirements. The chain secures with a conventional ring bolt fastening. This 1880's cameo pendant has been independently tested using state of the art technology (Niton XL2 Analyzer) and verified as 18k gold. Images do not always reflect the true colour and brilliance of gemstones and diamonds. The video however provides a truer representation of the actual colour and showcases each stone. Dimensions Length of setting 3.9cm/1.53" Width of setting 1.79cm/0.70" Chain Length 45.72cm/18" Origin: France (Strong Probability) Date: Circa 1880 Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine example of antique jewelry/estate jewelry. SKU: A4488


  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    Circa 1880
  • Period
  • Condition Details
    This antique cameo pendant is fine quality set with an impressive carved hardstone cameo and seed pearls. The pendant is a very good gauge of gold and is in excellent condition.
  • Dimensions
    W 0.70 in. x D 18 in.W 17.78 mm x D 457.2 mm
  • Length
    18 in. (457.2 mm)
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
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