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8 Cameo Necklace and Earrings in Fitted Box

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90-1-10086

$8,950.00
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ABOUT THIS JEWELRY

Eight Greek and/or Roman deities inhabit as many almost colorless shell cameos, in this rare and ravishing necklace and earring suite, imported into France, presumably from Italy, during the early-19th century (so the hallmarks tell us). Their alabaster white busts are subtly contrasted with translucent gray backgrounds, and each is presented in 18K yellow gold frames outlined in cobalt blue enamel. The earrings measure just over 1 3/4 inches long and are embellished top and bottom with golden scroll motifs. The necklace measures 16 inches and the central links are pierced with asterisk (*) motifs. When at rest, the set resides in a fitted box lined with royal blue velvet, making the translucent backgrounds of the cameos appear darker than when worn. Splendid.

Details

Materials:
18 Karat Gold
Length:
2 x 7/8 " ER
Width:
16 In necklace
Gram Weight:
31.8 Gm neck, 9.2 Gm ER
Period:
Victorian

Jewelry Care

As with anything of value, especially sentimental value, taking good care of your vintage and antique jewelry from Lang will enhance its beauty and extend its lifespan. We encourage you to have your jewelry checked and cleaned by us or by your trusted local jeweler every six months, to ensure that each piece is in good wearable condition with all gemstones in place. It’s not uncommon for stones to loosen over time, and it’s much easier to tighten a loose stone than to replace a lost one! As stated in our Repair Policy, we strongly recommend that you allow us to perform any repairs, since our jewelers are specialists in restoring vintage and antique jewelry.

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