Antique Victorian Lava Cameo Pin

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Antique Victorian Gold Lava Cameo Pin

This antique Victorian gold lava cameo pin from the 1880's weighs 13.5g and measures 45mm long, 38mm wide and 12mm deep and is framed in English 9ct yellow gold comprised of 'greenish' lava repose depicting a woman's profile. During this era, English families would travel to other countries and purchase mementos on their travels. This Victorian pin may have originated from Pompeii, Italy, where volcano's were prevalent and local jewelers would use natural resources, such as mud, to look like lava and to capture the allure of such an exotic region. This Victorian 1870's pin is secured with the original hook clasp...More

This antique Victorian gold lava cameo pin from the 1880's weighs 13.5g and measures 45mm long, 38mm wide and 12mm deep and is framed in English 9ct yellow gold comprised of 'greenish' lava repose depicting a woman's profile. During this era, English families would travel to other countries and purchase mementos on their travels. This Victorian pin may have originated from Pompeii, Italy, where volcano's were prevalent and local jewelers would use natural resources, such as mud, to look like lava and to capture the allure of such an exotic region. This Victorian 1870's pin is secured with the original hook clasp.

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Measurements: 45x38x12mm
Weight:13.5g
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