Essex Jewelry and Antiques
Italian Antique Mid 1800's Carved Hard Stone Cameo 14K Gold Pin
Regular price $684.00
Presented is a lovely, 14 karat yellow gold and hard stone cameo pin made in Italy during the mid 1800s. This beautifully carved cameo is of a woman in profile, with a decorative V shaped design in her hair. The 14 karat gold mounting is done in an Etruscan Revival style with twisted and applied wire work. The clasp is marked 14K. The frame itself has been tested with nitric acid and is guaranteed to be 14 karat gold purity. This piece is in excellent overall condition, especially considering its age. The clasp and pin back have been replaced. There are no damages and no other repairs. The cameo measures 1 1/8 by 1 3/8 inches and weighs 7.8 grams.