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Cameo Jewelry Tells A Story

Carved Shell Cameo Pin Pendant #793050

One of the things we love the most about vintage jewelry is the exquisite attention to detail in many of the pieces.

Cameos are an example of that exactness and steady-handed precision. They often depict the profile of a person or multiple people. Sometimes, landscapes are depicted on cameos.

Although cameo pin pendants are by far the most popular types, cameos are also found on Estate items such as bracelets, rings and earrings.

We like to think of cameos as miniature sculpted art. Each piece tells a story with a carefully delivered image. Look at a cameo and you will see manners, customs, myths and historic events depicted in great detail. Like a snapshot of the past, they combine fine artistry with painstakingly accurate detailing.

From the time of Cleopatra to the present day, cameos have claimed a place in jewelry fashion. Without a doubt, cameos offer something for everyone.


  1. C. 1940 Vintage Shell Cameo Drop Earrings in 18kt Yellow Gold

    C. 1940 Vintage Shell Cameo Drop Earrings in 18kt Yellow Gold

    Our Price: $495.00

  2. C. 1910 Vintage Carved Pink Coral Cameo Ring in 14kt Yellow Gold. Size 6.5

    C. 1910 Vintage Carved Pink Coral Cameo Ring in 14kt Yellow Gold. Size 6.5

    Our Price: $495.00

  3. C. 1950 Vintage Agate Cameo and .75 ct. t.w. Sapphire Pin With Enamel in 14kt Yellow Gold

    C. 1950 Vintage Agate Cameo and .75 ct. t.w. Sapphire Pin With Enamel in 14kt Yellow Gold

    Our Price: $1,195.00

  4. C. 1950 Vintage Black Onyx Ring With Carved Shell and Diamond Accents in 14kt White Gold. Size 6

    C. 1950 Vintage Black Onyx Ring With Carved Shell and Diamond Accents in 14kt White Gold. Size 6

    Our Price: $1,595.00


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