[Buy High Quality Antique Jewelry Online] - Pretty Different Shop
[Buy High Quality Antique Jewelry Online] - Pretty Different Shop
[Buy High Quality Antique Jewelry Online] - Pretty Different Shop
[Buy High Quality Antique Jewelry Online] - Pretty Different Shop
[Buy High Quality Antique Jewelry Online] - Pretty Different Shop
[Buy High Quality Antique Jewelry Online] - Pretty Different Shop
[Buy High Quality Antique Jewelry Online] - Pretty Different Shop
[Buy High Quality Antique Jewelry Online] - Pretty Different Shop
[Buy High Quality Antique Jewelry Online] - Pretty Different Shop

Antique Grand Tour Lava Cameo Brooch

Regular price
€270,00
Sale price
€240,00
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An amazingly preserved antique lava stone cameo!

Hand carved in beige lava stone, this unique cameo is set in a solid gold-plated silver frame. The lava stone cameos got extremely popular in the Victorian era and were a prestigious souvenir to carry back home from ones Mediterranean travels. Lava cameos take their roots in Italy, to be more precise - Napoli region located in the seismic active zone - at the foot of the famous Vesuvius volcano.

The lava stone, commonly found in this region was hand-carved into beautiful cameos, often depicting Ancient Greek gods or various historic figures. such cameos can be seen in Italian archaeological museums. They were set into rings, necklaces, bracelets and brooches, which were referred to as - "the grand tour jewels". Such cameos were also widely collected by the European nobility. These collections can be often seen in various European mansions and castles nowadays.

This is a very special and beautiful historic piece, preserved in an outstanding condition - hope it finds a new home soon!

Details
Hallmarks: none (acid test shows gold-plated silver);
Central stone: carved beige lava stone;
Cameo dimensions: 32 x 40 mm;
Weight: 6.8 gr;

Please note, that all our jewelry is tested for stones and metal authenticity using professional equipment. All our parcels are shipped worldwide with an insured track & trace service.


OUR SERVICE PLEDGE

We have a great customer service and stand behind every piece of jewelry we sell. If you have any questions, would like to have more pictures or see products` video - we are always happy to hear from you. Please expect response from us within 24 hours max (normally far less).

-> For both your and our comfort, all our jewelry is additionally tested for metal and stone authenticity using professional equipment. We use GemOro tester to verify diamond and colored stones authenticity and an automated acid-pen tester for gold and silver.

-> To ensure our customers protection we have entered into an exclusive shipping arrangement with UPS, who is managing our packages worldwide. As a result, all your parcels will be delivered with an express insured service. That guarantees your money back security in case of an unfortunate event. (Please note, that an exact delivery SLA depends on your location, but for most countries it is 2-3 business days).

-> We want you to be 100% happy with your purchase - please feel free to return the item with no questions asked within 5 days after delivery. (Kindly contact us before sending the item back for special care and packaging instructions).

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PDS team