Dating cameos

Throughout the ages cameos have been prized as miniature works of art.

Many famous people have loved and collected cameos. Queen Victoria was very fond of them and had many carved for her subjects.

Catherine the II of Russia was a well-known collector as was Pope Paul the II.

Cameo artists in the early and mid-Victorian era found inspiration in many places.

Please enjoy the following cameos used with permission of the owners.

A rare matching set consisiting of a brooch and earrings carved from lava from Mt. The setting is Etruscan Revival as are the figures.

This cameo features the image of the goddess Flora. She is shown here with a wreath of laural in her hair.

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The world center for cameo carving was, and still is, Torre del Greco, Italy.

Intaglios have been used as seals from time immemorial.

Dating back to the ancient Greeks and Romans cameos are one of the oldest forms of jewelry.

Today cameos may be found carved from shell, agate, lava, jet, coral, and ivory.

One may also find cameos made of Wedgewood and Jasperware as well as glass, resin, and plastic.

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