Antique Cameo Portrait Brooch

Victorian Edwardian Roman portrait shell brooch, circa 1900-1910


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Shop this antique cameo portrait brooch for sale. This hand-carved shell cameo with a raised relief roman female portrait, the theme of classic roman beauty, is a charming and classic ornament to your wardrobe. The shell carved cameo is set in a rose gold-tone bezel set with a braided milgrain framed rim with a back bar pin findings with an unlocking c clasp.

The finely carved shell presents a semi-transparent brownish-orange ground against a milky white profile and is presented in the Victorian style, named Queen Victoria, from 1837 through 1901. The popularity surge of Cameo’s surged in popularity during the Victorian era and during the early Edwardian period. This Cameo dates to the transitional period between 1900-1910—a fantastic and classical theme for anyone looking for Victorian themed jewelry with a Romanesque portrait theme.


The brooch measures 1.5 inches in length and measures 1.2 inches wide.


The brooch displays minor imperfections, and variations and inclusions to the shell carved oval cameo—the oval mounting frame with tarnish, oxidation, and minor wear.

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