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Breathtaking Rarest Antique Mary Holding Jesus Bird Religious Shell Cameo Pin For Sale
Circa late 1800s. WHATAWONDERFUL HEIRLOOM!
RARE ANTIQUEEDWARDIAN HUGE
CARVED SHELL CAMEO of
St.MARY HOLDINGJESUS RELIGIOUS PIN/PENDANT.
Description: The art of cameo carving came from an incent Rome, Italy. Highly sought after around the world carved lava, shell and stone cameo's arestill very popular among collectors today andare hard to find! Only experienced skilled carvers were able to create high level of details and transform piece ofshellinto a masterpiece! It takes skills, creativity and many hours of hard work.
Here is an example of such!
This elegant and refinedAntique shell cameoisa beautiful depiction ofSt.Mary holding Jesus.Very rare and hard to find piece especially in this fine condition!
Originated from Italy thisvery old cameo is hand carvedfroma large piece ofreal shell in high relief.Obviously a work of a very talented carver.
There are no words to describe the beauty of this cameo.
Noticeher stunning face featuresand feminine curves in her body, her beautiful hands lovingly holdinga preciousbaby Jesus.
Details are endless: pay attention toher delicate fingers, folds onthe sleeve of her elaborate dress and alsovery meaningful bird landing on a largeblooming rose next to her...
From the top of her head to the bottom of her dress this rare cameo is bursting with beauty and elegance!
It is a perfect example of a period jewelry!
Simply gorgeous and really stands out from the rest!
A wonderful heirloom!
This substantial sizecameo isframed insigned 800 silversetting decorated withsparkling marcasitesall around it adding even more interest to this stunning piece!
Back of the setting isfitted withlocking clasp pinand asmall bail for a chain.Metal has an original aged patina.
Wear it as a beautiful pin/pendant or a stunning necklace by attaching it to your favorite strand of beads (get an idea from my photo).
If you have been looking for a very specialhand carvedshell cameo look no longer! Don't miss the opportunity to own thisbeautiful piece!
Marks:setting is marked 800.
Please take a look at my other sales with more fabulous antique and vintage jewelry. As always thanks for looking and good luck!
We sell antique and vintage items that were used, we describe all the items to the best of our ability, so offer according to its description and pictures. If you are not sure or doubt anything in my sales, please don't offer. Should you have questions, please ask BEFORE you offer.
Payment is due within 5 days after sale end. Thank you for looking & Good Luck!
USA shipping is First class $5 (includes insurance and delivery confirmation).
International shipping is limited only to Australia, Canada and Japan byGlobal Express $50(includes insurance and tracking). Buyers are responsible for any extra duty/tax charges of your country.
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Breathtaking Rarest Antique Mary Holding Jesus Bird Religious Shell Cameo Pin: $305