Here's a pin pendant necklace for the connoisseur of fine handcrafted cameos, crafted in Torre del Greco, Italy, the famed cameo capital of the world. Direct from this seaside village, the cameo features an artful silhouette carved in sardonyx shell. Bale can be hidden to wear as a pin. Includes a black cord with a lobster clasp. Revolver safety. Sterling silver pin pendant necklace.
Due to the incredible value on your selection, no additional discounts apply.
DROP: A dangling or stationary detail which "drops" from a bale, strand or earring backing.
Necklace Drop Width:
1 3/8 inches
STERLING SILVER: Also known as "Standard Silver," sterling silver is silver alloyed with other metals to increase the hardness and durability. Generally, sterling is 92.5% silver and 7.5% other metals. Some sterling silver jewelry is plated with 14kt-18kt gold and referred to as "vermeil," or "gold over sterling."
POLISHED: A buffed-out finish used to produce a mirror-like shine.
LOBSTER CLASP: named after the pinching style of the hook, this clasp is often shaped like a lobster's claw. Use your finger to work the lever to open the clasp.
REVOLVER: A safety that conceals the point of a pin and keeps it in place with a revolving lever mechanism.
SHELL: A treasured gift of the sea, shell has been used for ornamentation since recorded time. Shell makes a classic choice for cameo designs and is often carved in relief to display a ladylike motif, presented in a frame of precious metal.
(Quantity: 1, Shape & Cutting Style: Oval
OVAL: An elliptical shape that resembles an egg.
CAMEO: A low relief carving where the carving is above the background layer. Usually carved in shell or stone to portray the profile of a woman.
Size: 40x30 mm)