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A rich yellow-gold double-banded bezel holds this statement-sized cameo of a beautiful woman. The details and band are simple and nondescript so the hand-carved portrait can take center stage.
The history of cameo jewelry runs deep, all the way back to Egypt. However, in Egypt and Rome, early cameo jewelry was carved out of agate or onyx for the upper class and glass for people who could not afford semi-precious stones. This cameo is carved from shell, a distinct method that that came out of the Renaissance but the height of their popularity occurred during the Victorian era.
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