Vtg Hand-carved Shell Cameo Brooch Or Pendant, Set In 900 Sterling Silver For Sale
This is a vintage, very lovely hand-carved shell cameo brooch or pendant, set in 900 sterling silver. The back of the brooch features a small attached flexible silver ring at the top, should you want to thread a silver chain through and wear this as a pendant. The cameo itself is hand-set high into a silver bezel and then mounted onto a sterling silver frame with a decorative silver twisted rope around it. The brooch is signed 900 on the underside of the frame (see second-from-last photo below).
The brooch measures 1⅛" down by ⅞" across (NOT counting the little silver ring at the top), and the cameo itself is carved from just one piece of shell. Featured is the profile of a Lovely young woman with an elaborate curly hair-do, a wide open eye, and and wearing button or pearl earrings and a graduated pearl necklace. There appears to be a strand of pearls woven in and about her hair. Overall condition is excellent - absolutely NOTHING wrong with this! What a lovely gift this would be for a young girl just learning to appreciate fine hand-made sterling silver jewelry.
Photographed in Indoor Light
Photographed in Outdoor Light
About Shipping ...
I will ship this 900 sterling silver shell cameo pendant or brooch to most places in the world. I must receive payment 5 days after the close of the sale or I will re-list the item. Returns OK if within 14 days from the end of the sale, but only if item(s) are misrepresented in the listing. Please pay for this via PayPal.
Whenever possible, I am happy to combine your purchases into just one package to save you shipping fees. I can wait up to five days to get paid, should you want to wait and see if you have won other items I currently am listing. If this what you're planning to do, be sure to send me a note & let me know! Also, if you live anywhere near me (North Detroit suburb), we can make arrangements for you to pick up your purchase(s) and thereby eliminate the need for shipping fees altogether.
For U.S. Residents: Shipping rates always include Delivery Confirmation. You can opt to have this shipped to you via domestic First Class Mail - or - Priority Mail, your choice. For individual items/listings that sell for $100.00 or more, I will purchase postal insurance for you.
For Non-U.S. Residents: Unless you are a regular international customer of mine, I can no longer ship to non-U.S. locations via International First Class Mail or International Flat Rate Priority Mail. I MUST ship this to you via regular International Priority Mail or International Express Mail, as this is the ONLY way that the U.S. Postal Service offers delivery tracking services to your country. Unfortunately, the U.S. Postal Service no longer offers tracking services for packages shipped via International First Class Mail or International Flat Rate Priority Mail. However ... if you have previously won one or more of my sales, I can offer you International First Class postal rates. Please email me for an amended invoice.
IMPORTANT: Import duties, taxes and charges are not included in the item price or shipping charges. These charges are the buyer’s responsibility. Please check with your country’s Customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to offerding/buying. These charges are normally collected by the delivering freight (shipping) company or when you pick the item up – do not confuse them for additional shipping charges.
IF you have any problem, issue, or concern with this item ... please contact me before leaving negative or neutral response, or low DSRs. I do make every effort to describe each item to the best of my ability, and to take the best digital pictures I can. However, I am not an expert, far from it, and I have been known to make unintentional mistakes. If something is amiss, please give me a chance to do everything I can to make it right.
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Vtg Hand-carved Shell Cameo Brooch Or Pendant, Set In 900 Sterling Silver: $31