A hand-carved shell portrait cameo in a 12k rose gold setting c1870-80. This 1-1/2 x 1-1/4" pin pendant features a maiden carved out of a yellowish-grey shell; it is bezel-mounted in the gold setting (unmarked but tested (both 12k and 15k gold were used as part of the United Kingdom gold standard until 1932). The setting has a gate-latch clasp and a fully swivelling folding loop for wear as a pendant. This item weighs 7.0 grams, and it is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, dents, bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs. All
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