• Vintage 1971 9ct Yellow Gold Cameo Necklace
  • Vintage 1971 9ct Yellow Gold Cameo Necklace
  • Vintage 1971 9ct Yellow Gold Cameo Necklace
  • Vintage 1971 9ct Yellow Gold Cameo Necklace
  • Vintage 1971 9ct Yellow Gold Cameo Necklace
  • Vintage 1971 9ct Yellow Gold Cameo Necklace
  • Vintage 1971 9ct Yellow Gold Cameo Necklace
  • Vintage 1971 9ct Yellow Gold Cameo Necklace

1970s

Vintage 1971 9ct Yellow Gold Cameo Necklace

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Details

Vintage 1970s 9ct yellow gold cameo necklace. This beautiful necklace features a carved shell cameo depicting a lady. The lady is slightly raised in an off white with a salmon coloured background. The cameo is framed by a twisted/braided design. The pendant hangs from its original 9ct yellow gold chain.

 

On the top of the pendant is a gold ring with a number of very small hallmarks, it indicates the piece is set in 9ct yellow gold hallmarks in Birmingham in 1971-1972. The piece was discovered in a box most likely its original box from with the inscription 'Jewellers Pinney's Stamford'. 

 

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

 

HALLMARKS

9 375, Anchor, W&G, Letter 'W'. (Makers Mark)

 

MEASUREMENTS

The pendant measures 1.5cm / 0.6" in height (including ring) and 1.1cm / 0.4" in width. The chain measures 16".

 

CONDITION

Excellent

 

SKU

6183

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