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Cameos416 of 43214K Gold Cameo Brooch/Pendant with 1 Brilliant cut Diamond .10/10018th Century Russian Glass Cameos
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    Posted 12 years ago

    stephen2326
    (2 items)

    I was just wandering if anyone out there knows anything about cameo jewelry. I have a vintage brooch from that belonged to my grandmother who i believe got it from her mother. Dont know much about it or if it is worth anything. I tried a couple jewelry stores but none would appraise it i sent pictures to auction houses no response. I just want to knwo if it is even worth anything.

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    1. LauraJ27 LauraJ27, 12 years ago
      I think it is a beautiful cameo! If it is real it is sure worth something. :) I love it. I collect vintage jewerly~ Thanks for sharing this!! I hope you get some responses from the auction houses. :)
    2. RottenVintage RottenVintage, 12 years ago
      Beautiful, cameos are always a favourite among collectors of vintage jewellery. If you can find out the year, what its made of (shell, resin etc?) you could even sell it on ebay or other auction sites.
    3. joel1414 joel1414, 12 years ago
      Very beautiful cameo . . . I wouldn't sell it . . . it is too nice !
    4. Luisa Luisa, 11 years ago
      I hope you keep this! Sentimental value enough, the settings for the gemstones are so intricately made it looks like they could very well be diamonds and emeralds/tourmaline set or something of the sort! Cameo looks like it was carved from a conch shell, The skill of the cameo carving is really nice; I don't think any jeweller would logically put this quality in anything but gold and fine gems. The frame style suggests it could date anywhere from late 1800s/early 1900's. I would most definitely get a proper appraisal before trying to sell it.
    5. SpunkysMom SpunkysMom, 11 years ago
      I don't know the value, but it's one of the nicest I've ever seen!
    6. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 11 years ago
      Certainly interesting.......and obvious.

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