A beautiful, detailed carved shell cameo depicting a classical beauty with roses in her hair. The masterfully carved shell is surrounded by strung seed pearls and set in an elaborate gold frame. This cameo can be worn as a brooch or a pendant.

Item # VUKN41717-1

Antique Carved Conch Shell Cameo & Pearl Pendant Brooch

  • Metal- 10 karat yellow and green gold
    Hallmarks- 10K
    Weight- 19.39 grams
    Gemstones- 1.93 x 1.41 inches (50 x 35.9 mm) carved conch shell and approximately 100 strung seed pearls
    Size- brooch: 2.23 x 1.82 x .75 inches, pendant with bail: 2.36 x 1.82 x .75 inches
    Details- swivel bail can be hidden to wear as a brooch, the bail opening measures 2.8 mm, the gold frame embellishments have green gold leafs on the top, bottom, and sides, and it is surrounded by an attached gold chain ribbon
    Condition- good / fair antique condition, there is a piece of the top green gold leaf missing and a portion of the pearl strand that is cut (please see third photo)