DescriptionVictorian Hardstone Cameo, Hair, Gold Jewelry Suite
The suite includes a brooch with a spinning mechanism that features a carved sardonyx cameo measuring 26.00 mm x 20.00 one one side, and braided hair on the reverse; together with a matching pair of earrings featuring carved hardstone cameos measuring 13.00 x 11.00 mm, all set in 14k gold. Gross weight 20.10 grams.
Brooch Dimensions: 1-5/8 inches x 1-1/2 inches
Earring Dimensions: 1-1/2 inches x 7/8 inch
*Note: earrings are designed for pierced ears
Property of a Philadelphia Collector
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000.
Gem Type: Sardonyx
Gem Shape: Carved Cameo
Gem Count: 1 - 25
Overall Condition: Good
Notes: The hair pattern on the reverse side of the brooch is intricately woven and incredibly precise. Likely a commemorative mourning piece.
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