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Victorian Etruscan 14K Gold Aurora / Eos Shell Cameo Pendant / Pin

Victorian Etruscan 14K Gold Aurora / Eos Shell Cameo Pendant / Pin


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Directory: Estate Jewelry: Gold: Victorian: Pre 1900: Item # 1373380
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 $375.00 
A Victorian shell cameo depicting Aurora/Eos, goddess of the dawn set in a 14K gold frame decorated in the Etruscan taste withe beads and rosettes. The goddess is shown with her chief attribute, a pair of feathered wings in her hair (not to be confused with Psyche who has butterfly wings). The back retains the original pinstem and folding bail, but the clasp is an old replacement. Tested and guaranteed 14K.
  • America, ca. 1870
  • Excellent condition; no cracks to shell; replaced clasp
  • 1-11/16" x 1-5/16"
  • 7.4 grams
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