A fine and impressive antique Victorian cameo brooch/locket, in 14 carat yellow gold; part of our antique jewellery and estate jewelry collections.
This fine antique brooch has been crafted in 14 ct yellow gold with a hardstone cameo.
The circular cameo is collet set in relief within a 14 ct yellow gold circular frame encircled by applied opposing scroll, rope twist and ball designs.
This impressive natural hardstone brooch is further ornamented with a broad bar accented with diamonds and gemstones.
The bar is ornamented with applied rope twist and ball motifs, displayed within a rope twist border.
The carved cameo depicts the profile of a classical, left facing, female subject, wearing a floral garland in her upswept hair.
The reverse of the antique cameo locket brooch is inset with a push fit panel, allowing this versatile example of Victorian jewellery to be used as a locket.
This fine example of antique jewellery secures to the reverse with a hinged pin and C clasp.
This brooch has been independently tested using state of the art technology (Niton XL2 Analyzer) and verified as 14 ct gold.
Length of bar 6.3cm / 2.48″
Diameter of cameo 2.1cm/0.82″
Height of setting 8mm / 0.3″