An antique cameo portraying Flora, Roman goddess of flowers and spring. The cameo is impeccably carved into shell and is surrounded by a detailed frame with marcasite stones. Flora is one among several fertility goddesses, her association with the spring gave her particular importance at the coming of springtime, as did her role as goddess of youth. Her Greek counterpart is Chloris.

Item # VUKN101917-1

Antique Flora Cameo & Marcasite Pendant

  • Metal- silver with gold wash
    Maker's Mark- the back of the cameo his signed with artist's signature
    Size- pendant with bail: 2.50 x 1.87 inches
    Gemstones- one carved cameo measuring 1.87 x 1.40 inches, and 44 marcasite stones measuring 1.85 mm
    Comments- chain not included
    Condition- good / fair antique condition, unfortunately the pin stem is no longer attach so this piece can only be worn as a pendant at the moment