19th Century French Hardstone Athena Cameo Brooch
She floats through the air with the greatest of ease - Athena, the goddess of wisdom, draped in a diaphanous shawl, inhabits the night sky accompanied and protected by her trusty owl, both illuminated by a crescent moon. Hand-carved in a translucent brownish-orange carnelian (sardonyx) plaque fancifully framed in 18K yellow gold and lustrous white natural pearls. From 19th century France. 1 7/8 by 1 1/4 inches.
Item Number 50-1-10463
18 Karat Yellow Gold
1 1/4 Inch
1 7/8 Inch
1/4 Inch
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Center Carnelian details
Cut/Shape: Cameo Cut
Measurements: 37.00 x 21.00 x 4.72 mm

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39 Natural Pearls
Measurements: 2.00-3.65 mm
Color: Cream

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