Italian Cameos from Venice Italy
A Cameo is a brooch or a pendant depicting a female sculpted profile on mother of a Pearl: in the past it was a very prized possession and was used by high class ladies in the nineteenth century. The most beautiful are those from Naples and Venice in Italy.
It is a hard stone that is engraved with a design.
It dates back about 4000 years ago in Mesopotamia.
The Greeks had them put into rings and pendants.
They were also very popular among the Roman patricians and even in the middle ages, Christians, applied them on their caskets and crowns with religious images.
The Cameo is a made in layers of different colors; generally the bottom is dark, while the relief is light-colored. The most commonly used stones are agate, Onyx, Jasper.
The art of carving and engraving of cameos is called glyptic.
Blue Cameo Necklace from Venice Italy
Top quality blue agate cameo only pendant, sterling silver setting in the venetian style, inspired by a Tiepolo’s painting. Available in DIFFERENT SIZES. 10 mm. Small, 12-14 mm Medium, 16-18 mm Big. made in italy
Brand: Eredi jovon Italy
Spring brooch and pendant together
25 mm brooch and pendant together, blue agate cameo, sterling silver setting.
Filigree M sterling silver pendant with genuine handcraft Italian cameo
20 mm Filigree Medium Burnished sterling silver pendant with genuine handcraft Italian cameo completely handmade according the antique engraving techniques; venetian burnished filigree setting
Blue agate cameo Unicorn in silver
Sterling silver ring with genuine first quality blue agate cameo representing a wild unicorn, mythological animal NEW ADJUSTABLE. Brand name: Jovon in Venice Italy.
Flora Ring with Cameo lady
18-20 mm. Flora, lady with fairy,first quality blue agate cameo ring, sterling silver setting in the venetian style. Made in Italy.
Rose pendant cameo
30 mm Sterling silver Pendant with genuine Italian handcraft cameo. Made in Italy. Buy direct from the manufacturer.
Birth of Venus Venetian style ring
Birth of Venus venetian style ring, 20 mm in size. Made in Venice Italy. Made from Italian blue agate and sterling silver 925 %.
800dc Cameo Italian Marcasite
Genuine Marcasite Italian antique 800 cameo dating back to the end of nineteenth century, handmade conch shell completely hand-crafted, 20 mm in size. Made in Italy.
Three Graces blue bracelet
Three Graces blue bracelet with 3 genuine Italian blue cameos set in silver 925% in a navy-blue leather bracelet. 100% made in Italy. Brand name: Jovon venice. The 3 muses represent a detail of Botticelli “La Primavera”
Flora Locket with shell cameo
Locket with shell cameo lady portrait of Flora, 20/25 mm conch shell cameo locket and pendant, sterling silver setting 925 % representing the flower goddess. Brand: Eredi jovon Italy. The locket can hold up to 2 photos.
Venice lady portrait cameo locket
Locket with Venice lady portrait cameo, 20/25 mm blue agate cameo locket and pendant, sterling silver setting 925 % representing the city of Venice. Made in Italy. The locket can hold up to 2 photos.