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Antique 15ct Gold Bullmouth Shell Portrait Cameo Brooch

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SKU: 9547

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This antique 15ct Gold Bullmouth shell portrait cameo brooch is a stunning piece of neoclassical style jewellery. This lady portrait cameo is crafted from bullmouth shell, with its distinctive peachy sheen and bright white cameo. 

Nothing connects you to the past more than cameo jewellery, oozing with the elegance and sophistication of a former era. This lovely lady herself is rich with the Greco-Roman influences that the Victorians loved so much, from her fig leaf floral headband to her mass of curls. 

Item Details:

ERA: Late Victorian, c.1890-1900.

MEASUREMENTS: Brooch 28mm long x 24mm wide.
Weight: 6.3g. 

MATERIALS: 15ct Gold Brooch, 9ct Gold Pin, Metal, Bullmouth Shell (Also known as Cypraecassis rufa)

HALLMARKS: Tests as 15ct Gold brooch with a 9ct Gold pin. 

Condition:

VERY GOOD: This antique 15ct Gold Bullmouth Shell portrait cameo brooch is in fantastic condition. The cameo itself is of very high quality indeed, and you can clearly see the immaculate precision and care taken into making this relic. There is no signs of damage or wear to note, but there is a little antique solder mark inside the brooch, which cannot be seen when worn. Nevertheless, the pin is in perfect working order - so you can wear this brooch with the confidence it deserves. 



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