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Antique Solid Silver Conch Shell Cameo Brooch

Antique Solid Silver Conch Shell Cameo Brooch
Asking price: €85 sold
Seller:
D'art
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Clonakilty, Cork
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Antique Solid Silver Conch Shell Cameo Brooch

Description

Age Circa: Art Deco C. 1920 - 1940
Markings: "800" on the back of the brooch, tested, and guaranteed
Gram Weight: 10.53 grams
Metal Type: .800 solid silver
Main Stone: Conch shell

item Measurements
Length: 45 mm
Width: 34 mm
Depth: 6 mm
Colour: semi-translucent peach and lighter and darker cream hues
Accent Stone: Marcasite

Stone Cuts: Carved and polished cameo conch shell,no cracks or chips to cameo as you can see held up to the light in pics

Closure Type: Pin stem with a locking "c" clasp, standard bale

Convertible to Pendant: This piece contains a standard bale and can be worn as a pendant

Notable Features:
Handmade during the Art Deco era
Composed of .800 solid silver
Features a beautiful conch shell cameo, carved by hand and depicting a woman in profile
In the style of ancient Greco-Roman statues and art, the woman showcases an elegant hairstyle, and a floral motif adorning one shoulder
The stone's prong setting is surrounded by an elegant geometric border adorned with sparkling, grey marcasite stones
Completed with a pin stem and locking "c" clasp, allowing the brooch to be worn on a variety of accessories and clothing like hats, scarves, and lapels, among others
Also contains a standard bale, enabling the piece to be worn on antiques chains and necklaces.
No offers below asking price,registered post €10 extra.

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