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Fine Jewelry1713 of 2960ANTIQUE 8 carat gold MICRO MOSAIC DOVE EARRINGS and brooch/PENDANT SET of 1860/1870, original boxExclusive parure consisting enameled ring, pendant and earrings from Russia
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Posted 1 year ago

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Trying to find out more about this cameo. It is amethyst, gold, and has pearls. Anyone know what era, where it could have been made?

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  1. epson233 epson233, 1 year ago
    just a corretion on terminology to help in your search for more information -- this is not a cameo as that carvings on shells, lava or coral --carved gem stones are known as an intaglio -- would guess english -- perhaps from the victorian period
  2. davyd286, 1 year ago
    Actually, there are hardstone cameos. Intaglio has the image carved into the stone, so that it appears lower than the main surface, and the cameo has a raised design.
  3. davyd286, 1 year ago
    Seeing a picture of the back and a closeup of the front could help with the dating.
  4. Wondering2001, 1 year ago
    Dear Davyd286 - I cannot find a way to add a picture of the back without posting another listing of the same item - which they will then remove because it will come up as a duplicate.
  5. davyd286, 1 year ago
    Go to your Dashboard and poke around - there's a way to add or replace photos.

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