Exquisite Vintage Mother-of-Pearl cameo depicting a woman profile turned right with abundant hair flowing down her shoulders. It can be used as a pin/brooch or as a pendant.
This lovely Mother of Pearl is characterized by a luminescent white and grey color. Photos have been taken under different light and with different cameras to show the various shades of light. The luster is extremely good with some light pinkish hue, and the nacre is thick and perfect. In short, the stone is perfect with no downside The cameo head is finely carved and the face is flawless. The stature is one of elegance and feminine daintiness. Nice incrustation. More photos are available upon request.
The cameo is set in a 14K solid gold (not plated nor filled), open back, nice setting enhanced with a rope edge. It is stamped with several "14K" marks on the base of the setting.
The oval cameo measures 1 3/4 inches long by just over 1 3/8 inches wide.
We date this beautiful cameo to the late retro period, i.e., 1950's
It is in perfect condition.
Size: 1 3/4" x 1 3/8"
Material: natural Mother-of-pearl, solid 14K gold
Provenance: estate of Mrs. D.
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*Information on gold jewelry:
- 24K gold is pure gold. (it is not really used in jewellery because it is too soft and not practical for daily wear.)
-18K gold contains 18 parts gold and 6 parts of one or more additional metals, making it 75% gold. This level of fineness is used extensively in French and Italian jewelry and in most quality pieces)
-14K gold contains 14 parts gold and 10 parts of one or more additional metals, making it 58.3% gold. (It is used extensively in the US)
-12K gold contains 12 parts gold and 12 parts of one or more additional metals, making it 50% gold.
-10K gold contains 10 parts gold and 14 parts of one or more additional metals, making it 41.7% gold. 10K gold is the minimum standard that can be called "gold" in the United States.
Antique jewelry and rare items often contain the lower level of fineness, but their value is based on a myriad of other factors.