Heirloom quality hand-carved Italian shell cameo pendant necklace with a story. Made with a large oval cameo, hand carved by artisans in the tiny Italian seaside village, Torre Del Grecco, where the art of cameo carving is said to have first developed. The cameo is an original, featuring a young woman with a floral brooch. It is set in vermeil setting, no backing, to allow the light to display the lovely translucent shell.
Designed with vermeil, links made of horn and faux tortoise shell, fresh water pearls and hand faceted jet Czech beads, this necklace will wow you time and time again. A little modern mixed with a lot classic and traditional, to make a statement for today. A luxury statement addition to your jewelry collection. Pendant measures 1~3/4" x 1~1/4", necklace is 34~14" long.