Experts say that the jewelry style enjoyed the greatest popularity during the Roman era, the Renaissance and the 19th century.
Necklace with a cameo of Elizabeth I made of gold, silver, diamond, emerald, pearl and agate and dating to about 1890, England; Museum purchase with funds donated by Susan B.
The second photo is the one which recently came into … I have looked at hundreds of cameos without seeing one that resembles mine. They appear to be crudely made, have screw-type backs, the metal parts are irregular and very tarnished. Cameo with initials - Can you tell me anything about this cameo necklace?
I was given this as a little girl by my Great Aunt who was a habitual for garage sale junkie.
My Mother gave me the Cameo and told me it was from her Great-Great Grandmother. I have tried taking a better picture, but my camera is not the best so is there anything else.
The cameo has no markings on the back, just the pin and a clasp to make it a necklace. Ok, I have been hunting for days to find a cameo like mine, but I cannot. I bought this cameo ring at an estate sale and was curious as to it's age, origin and perhaps worth.
Thousands of other Jewelry enthusiasts seem to like the idea too.GEORGIAN Stuart crystal ring with gold wire cipher on the inside, size 9-1/2, stone is 1/2" by 1/2".The crystal is a faceted octagon with a tiny layer of hair under the bottom and a dash of rose pink coloring.It is always fun when a ring is inscribed with a date, taking the guess work out of circa dating.Although jewelry is sometimes seen with a much later inscription, that is not the norm.