Antique Sardonyx Shell Cameo Of Aurora, Goddess Of Dawn In Gold Frame 1800s Nr For Sale


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Antique Sardonyx Shell Cameo of Aurora, Goddess of Dawn in Gold Frame 1800s NR

Old and Rare Cameo!!!

This intricately carved shell cameo depicting Aurora, the Roman goddess of dawn in her chariot is probably from the 19th century. My jeweler believes the frame to be gold plated, but he is not sure whether the gold plating is 10K, 14K, or 18K since there are absolutely hallmarks. We are not sure, but the chain might have been attached to a bar that went through the buttonhole of a man's waistcoat. The C clasp appears to be original, but the jeweler is certain the pin is not original and was a repair. As you can see from the third photo, absolutely NO cracks or stress fractures are present.

The Sardonyx shell cameo measures 44mm x 35mm while the overall piece measures 53mm x 45mm. The last photo shows the scale of the piece.

Who will be the lucky winner of my oldest cameo?

Will it be you?



The sooner payment is received, the sooner your item will be shipped. For the best interest of all concerned, payment is expected within 48 hours of the end of the listing. If the payment will be a delayed for some reason, please contact me. Otherwise, the item will be relisted and you will need to offer again. Thanks for you understanding.



At the request of international buyers, I am now shipping worldwide. All items are fully insured with tracking which accounts for the high flat rate cost to international buyers. Shipping to buyers in the U.S is now $5.00 which means the buyer basically covers the postage while I cover the insurance. I hope everyone understands. Please feel free to contact me with ideas for more affordable shipping options, but keep in mind I only feel comfortable shipping internationally if the item is fully insured and tracked to the buyer.

Depending upon the price of the items, I am more than willing to ship multiple items. Please contact me so we can arrive at an agreeable arrangement.

Items are packaged appropriately and carefully to ensure safe arrival.



Your 100% satification is my goal. If for any reason you wish to return an item priced over $15, please do so within 14 of delivery for a full refund of the purchase price plus shipping. Please contact me and let me know you are returning it. The return shipping is at the buyer's expense. The item should be returned in the condition you received it, so packing the item in the same shipping materials is recommended. Be sure to insure the item for the full price and provide tracking. Tracking protects you as the buyer and me as the seller.

No returns for items priced under $15 excluding shipping. A return at that price is simply not worth the time or expense for either the buyer or the seller.



Jewelry and formal wear are two of my many passions. As with all my passions, I tend to overdo! As I was looking through my vast jewelry collection, I realized I had enough jewelry to open my own jewelry store. Why not have a 'store' on ?

In the process of collecting all the jewelry, I have learned quite a bit. Sharing what I have learned with interested buyers is something that makes me smile. Thanks for letting me have my fun! Also, I am delighted to hear from anyone who can further my jewelry education.

Over the years, I have been collecting all types of jewelry. My taste in jewelry varies widely. Vintage jewelry to modern designs are equally appealing. The expense associated with the jewelry varies just as widely. In any given day, I may be wearing fashion jewelry along side high-end fine jewelry. Alas, I have collected too much, yet, I still want more. Since finding , I now have a means of selling jewelry I no longer wear to buy new jewelry that I simply must have! Can anyone relate?

Four years ago, I had gastric bypass surgery. Since then, I have lost 125 pounds! Every pound is still gone! However, one bad outcome has resulted from the surgery. I went a little overboard buying new clothes and shoes. Did I say a little? Four closets of clothes is a 'little' overboard, don't you think? It is time to let go of some of them, primarily, the 'dress-up' clothes.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have about the items I have for sale. Happy shopping!



Feel free to contact me with any question about an item. I'm not a professional, but I strive to give the most accurate description based on my knowledge. I also try to provide the best and clearest images I can as an amateur photographer, but I know the photos may not tell you everything you need to know about the item in order to feel comfortable making the purchase.





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