An attractive late 19th century hardstone cameo of a girl''s head with an elaborate hair-style and fabric-draped shoulders. The setting is in the Etruscan revival style popular from the middle of the 19th century after the discovery of jewellery in early Etruscan tombs. It can be worn either as a pendant or a brooch - the pendant loop folds down behind the piece as a brooch. The pin is stamped 15ct, so it is English, as this standard was mostly used in UK, as is ''ct'' instead of ''kt'' used in America and elsewhere.
Without the pendant loop, it measures 1 3/4 x 1 3/8 inches: 45 x 35 mm.
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N.Bloom & Son was established by my maternal grandfather in 1912. I have run the business since 1971. I specialise in high-quality old jewellery, mostly late 19th and 20th century, of interesting and unusual design. After having a succession of shops in the West End over forty years, and having a achieved a high reputation and profile with the public, I decided to close my last shop in 2005, and now I trade solely over the internet, or by person-to-person contact with clients. I can be contacted by telephone 020 7629 5060, or from abroad 0044 20 7629 5060 or by email as below. Prices ncludes insured free-of-charge UK/Europe posting for any item, or free-of-charge sending by FedEx world-wide for any item over £500’
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