Antique Conch Shell Cameo Necklace

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Antique charm featuring a carved face from a pale pink and white conch shell set into a brass frame. Conch shells are used to carve cameos in Italy. The pendant is dated between 1910 - 1940s, it most probably earlier due to the brass frame. The charm hangs from a new 9ct yellow gold chain.

 

Cameo jewellery became very popular in the early 19th century cameos features Roman women. Victorian women on the Grand Tour brought home these pieces from places such as Italy and Greece.

 

ERA

Antique / Vintage - 1910 - 1940s

 

MEASUREMENTS

The charm measures 1.8cm / 0.7" in height and 1.3cm / 0.5" in width. the pendant hangs from a new 9ct yellow gold chain measuring 18" / 45.7cm.

 

CONDITION

The charm is in good antique condition.

 

SKU

6529

 

Antique charm featuring a carved face from a pale pink and white conch shell set into a brass frame. Conch shells are used to carve cameos in Italy. The pendant is dated between 1910 - 1940s, it most probably earlier due to the brass frame. The charm hangs from a new 9ct yellow gold chain.

 

Cameo jewellery became very popular in the early 19th century cameos features Roman women. Victorian women on the Grand Tour brought home these pieces from places such as Italy and Greece.

 

ERA

Antique / Vintage - 1910 - 1940s

 

MEASUREMENTS

The charm measures 1.8cm / 0.7" in height and 1.3cm / 0.5" in width. the pendant hangs from a new 9ct yellow gold chain measuring 18" / 45.7cm.

 

CONDITION

The charm is in good antique condition.

 

SKU

6529

 

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Ring Size Guide
UK US EUROPE Diameter (mm)
Size J 5 49 15.6mm
Size K 5 1/2 50 16.0mm
Size L 6 51 16.4mm
Size M 6 1/2 53 16.8mm
Size N 7 54 17.2mm
Size O 7 1/2 55 17.6mm
Size P 8 56 18.0mm
 
Bracelet Size Guide
WOMEN LENGTH
Petite 7"/ 17.7cm
Medium 7.5" / 19cm
Large 8.5" / 21.5cm
Extra Large 9" / 22.8
 
Necklace Length Guide
14" Necklace - fits just around then like a chocker.
16" Necklace - will fall around the base of the neck similar to a collar. The fall of the necklace will depend on the individual size of the wearers neck.
18" Necklace - will fall below the throat at the collarbone.
20" Necklace - will fall a few inches below the collar bone, this length is perfect for a lower neckline.
22" Necklace - will fall below a standard neckline.
24" Necklace - will fall below a standard neckline..
36" Necklace - will fall bellow the bust.