Victorian Hardstone Cameo Brooch

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Victorian Hardstone Cameo Brooch

This Victorian hardstone cameo brooch with natural pearls in 18k yellow gold frame and bayonet clasp weighs 28.2g and measures 44mm long, 36mm wide and 16mm deep. Lavish and intricate in every detail, this authentic Victorian cameo brooch depicts the profiled portrait of a Greek deity figure, with her classic beauty and long curly hair, embellished with a floral motif hear ornament. This finely detailed Neoclassical portrait carved 'en relief' from 'alabaster and rusty-agate' colored hardstone, measures 36mm long and 27mm wide. The alluring hairstyle and the precision applied to all facial features confirm the perfection attained by the artist in producing this post-Renaissance work of art. This prong-set hardstone cameo is mounted central to 42 gracefully aged lustrous 'antique-cream' colored natural half-pearls measuring approximately 2.5mm in diameter. The exquisite perimeter of this Victorian cameo brooch, surmounts a captivating openwork gallery composed of semi-orbicular ..More

This Victorian hardstone cameo brooch with natural pearls in 18k yellow gold frame and bayonet clasp weighs 28.2g and measures 44mm long, 36mm wide and 16mm deep. Lavish and intricate in every detail, this authentic Victorian cameo brooch depicts the profiled portrait of a Greek deity figure, with her classic beauty and long curly hair, embellished with a floral motif hear ornament. This finely detailed Neoclassical portrait carved 'en relief' from 'alabaster and rusty-agate' colored hardstone, measures 36mm long and 27mm wide. The alluring hairstyle and the precision applied to all facial features confirm the perfection attained by the artist in producing this post-Renaissance work of art. This prong-set hardstone cameo is mounted central to 42 gracefully aged lustrous 'antique-cream' colored natural half-pearls measuring approximately 2.5mm in diameter. The exquisite perimeter of this Victorian cameo brooch, surmounts a captivating openwork gallery composed of semi-orbicular profiles creating a refined and lacy design. This unique Victorian hardstone cameo brooch of classic elegance and aesthetic beauty features the original 18k yellow gold pin and bayonet clasp and is in very good condition except for a minor, almost invisible chip on the agate surface at 12 o'clock.

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Center Stone Details
Stone:Hardstone
Cut:Cameo
Carat Weight: N/A
Color: Alabaster on Rusty Agate
Clarity:
Other Stones
Natural Pearls (42)  
Cut: Half Pearls
Color: Antique Cream
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Item Details
Measurements: 44mm(L) x 36mm(W) x 16mm(D)
Weight:28.2g
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