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Contents:Hand carved Italian shells, Paua/Mother of Pearl shell cameo pin/pendants, Shell cameo earrings, Shell cameo pin pendants, un-mounted shell cameos (C-1301 through C-1470);

ITALIAN SHELL CAMEOS

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This is the type of helmet shell used by Italian cameo carvers since the 14th century

 

SHELL CAMEOS
Small


#C1301

Lady with hair comb, PIN PENDANT is 1-1/4" long x 1" wide, Setting gold, marked "1/20, 12k", Resin cameo copies available at: CS27 series

$80


#C1302

Round bouquet of flowers, PIN PENDANT is 1-1/4" long x 1-1/4" wide, Setting Sterling silver with copper rope edging (not marked), Resin cameo copies available at CS15 series

$80  SOLD


#C1303

Roman woman, hair up with roses, PIN PENDANT is 1-1/4" long x 1" wide, Setting sterling silver, marked "900" (Turkish Republic marks used since 1923) and fine gold roping edge, Resin cameo copies available at CS57 series

$80  SOLD


#C1304

Three Muses, PIN (clasp pin), cameo measures 1-1/8" long x 1" wide, Setting is gold, marked "10k" on clasp, Resin cameo copies available at CS44 series

$105  SOLD


#C1305

Tired girl in headband,
PENDANT 1-7/8" long x 1" wide, Setting is sterling marked "STER KBN", Resin cameo copies available at CS32 series


$80


#C1306

Woman looking left, rose in hair, PENDANT, 2" long x 1-1/4" wide, Setting is sterling silver, marked 'KBN' with a round jeweler's mark, circa 1975


$90


#C1307

Woman with rose on shoulder, PIN, New clasp pin on reverse, 1-1/2" long x 1-1/4" wide, Setting is sterling silver, marked 'KBN STER", circa 1975


$95


#C1308

Woman with hair up in ribbon, PENDANT, 2" long x 1-1/4" wide, Setting is sterling silver, marked "KBN STER", circa 1975, Resin copies available at CS36 series

$80


#C1309

Woman with long curl hanging down, PIN PENDANT (retractable), 1-1/8" long x 1" wide, Setting is gold, marked "14k", Resin copies available at CS51 series

$110  SOLD


#C1310

Woman look down, 4 curls,
PENDANT (retractable), 1-3/8" long x 1-1/8" wide, Setting is gold, marked "14k" on loop, Resin copies available at CS8 series

$110  SOLD


#C1311

Tired woman looking left, hair up in curls, PIN/PENDANT (retractable) with 19" chain; cameo is 1-3/8" long x 1-1/8" wide, Setting & chain gold vermeil but not marked,
Resin copies available at CS26 series

$90


#C1312

Woman nose in air, roses in hair, PENDANT, 2" long x 1-1/4" wide, Setting is Sterling silver, marked "KBN STER", circa 1975

$90


#C1313

Woman look down, curly hair,
PENDANT (retractable), 1-1/4" long x 1" wide, Setting is silver 80%, marked "800", Resin copies available at CS25 series

$85


#C1314

Woman with detailed flowers and curls, PIN/PENDANT (retractable), 1-1/4" long x 1-1/4" wide, Beautiful floral filigree setting is sterling silver, marked "STERLING" on inside edge


$105


#C1315

Woman with hair pulled back, wearing earring, PIN/PENDANT (retractable), 1-1/4" long x 1" wide, Setting is gold, marked "14k"  on clasp, Resin copies available at CS6 series


$105  SOLD


#C1316

Woman with bow in hair, PIN/PENDANT (retractable), 1-3/8" long x 1-1/8" wide, Setting is marked "AMCO 14K GF" (14k gold filled), Resin copies available at CS-11 series


$75  SOLD
Medium


#C1317

Girl in hat, PIN/PENDANT (retractable); 1-1/2" long x 1-3/16" wide, Setting is silver, marked "925" and shell cameo signed on back with "I. Baurill" possible spelling "Y. Baurill".  Resin copies available at CM-13 series


$145  SOLD


#C1318

Twin angels, PIN PENDANT, 1-1/2" long x 1-3/16" wide, Setting is gold over silver (vermeil), Resin copies available at CM-1 series

$100  SOLD


#C1319

Woman with hair up, mantilla at back of head, in SARDONYX SHELL (highly prized, thicker, brown shell, white outer color), PIN/PENDANT (retractable); 1-1/2" long x 1-1/4" wide, Setting is gold, marked "800", it is a gold mark from Portugal, about 19k, used from 1938-1984

$145


#C1320

Twins, PIN/PENDANT (retractable); 1-5/8" long x 1-1/4" wide, Setting is gold, marked "14k" on the loop, Resin copies available at CM-16 series

$130  SOLD


#C1321


Woman with ringlets, PIN (clasp); 1-1/2" long x 1-3/16" wide, Setting is gold marked "10k" on clasp, Resin copies available at CM-48 series


$120


#C1322

Woman looking down, wearing earring, PIN/PENDANT (retractable); 1-1/2" long x 1-1/4" wide, Setting is marcasite, jeweler's mark on back resembles a G, backward C and a sword, Resin copies available at CM-5 series

$120  SOLD


#C1323

Woman with upswept hair, PENDANT 1-1/2" long  x 1-1/4" wide, pendant is another 1/2", Setting is a locket, gold, marked "Van De., 1/20, 12 KG"; space for initials on back of locket, left blank, Resin copies available at CM-15

$125  SOLD


#C1324

Woman with curls and ringlets, PIN/PENDANT (retractable); 1-1/2" Long x 1-3/16" wide, Setting is gold filled but not marked

$105


#C1325

Woman with crescent moon above head, PIN/PENDANT (retractable); 1-5/8" long x 1-3/16" wide, Setting is hammered gold, marked "10k"

$135


#C1326

Woman with angular flowers & hair, Locket with no pendant loop or pin, 1-5/8" long x 1-1/4" wide, Setting is likely gold filled but unmarked, Resin copies available at CM-80 series

$115


#C1327

Calm faced woman with curly hair, PENDANT, 1-7/8" long x 1-1/2" wide, plus 1/2" loop, Setting is Sterling silver, marked "KBN STER", circa 1975

$120  SOLD


#C1328

Woman with simple harp in background, PIN/PENDANT (retractable); 1-3/4" long x 1-1/4" wide, Setting is silver, marked "925 ITALY", Resin cameo copies available at CM-171 series

$125


#C1329

Debutante girl, PIN (new replacement); 1-1/2" long x 1-1/8" wide, Setting is a gold base metal, fair condition, Resin copies available at CM-63 series

$100


#C1330

Side cameo, detailed woman, flowing background, in SARDONYX SHELL (highly prized, thicker, brown shell, white outer color), PIN (clasp); 1-5/8" long x 1-1/4" wide, Setting is gold, marked "14k" on top of clasp, Resin copies available at CM-88 series

$190  SOLD


#C1331

Woman looking up, roses in hair, flowers on shoulder, PIN/PENDANT (retractable), 1-1/2" long x 1-1/8" wide, Setting is gold, marked "1/20, 10k", Resin copies available at CM-68 series

$100




#C1333

Village scene in SARDONYX SHELL (highly prized, thicker, brown shell, white outer color), it has clasp PIN only, 1-7/8" long x 1-1/2" wide; break in setting on upper left), Unusual setting with floral overlays & decorated metal ribbon; believe 10k gold but not marked. Resin copies available at CM-87 series

$125


#C1334

Simple House theme, CLASP PIN added new; 2" long x 1-3/4" wide, Setting is sterling silver, marked "KBR STER", Resin copies available at CM-59 series

$120


#C1336

Exotic woman looking down, SARDONYX SHELL (highly prized, thicker, brown shell, white outer color), PENDANT; 2" long x 1-5/8" wide, plus 5/16" pendant, Setting is chain design, gold plate but not marked, Resin copies available at CM-31 series

$125  SOLD


#C1337

Woman beseeching, PENDANT, 2-1/8" long x 1-5/8" wide, plus 1/2" pendant, Setting is marked "KBN Sterling", Resin copies were available at CM-90 series

$115 
SOLD


#C1338

Woman with thick hair up in headband, PIN/PENDANT (retractable); 1-5/8" long x 1-3/8" wide, Setting is gold 14k, marked "S 14K B", Resin copies available at CM-167

$160 
SOLD


#C1339

Roman Woman textured background; SARDONYX SHELL (highly prized, thicker, brown shell, white outer color), PIN/PENDANT (retractable); 1-3/4" long x 1-3/8" wide, Setting is gold, marked "10k" on clasp, Resin copies available at CM-114 series

$140


#C1340

Woman carrying load; SARDONYX SHELL (highly prized, thicker, brown shell, white outer color), PIN, 1-5/8" long x 1-1/4" wide; back is a metal edge, Setting appears to be gold over sterling (vermeil) but not marked

$105  SOLD


#C1341

Woman with hair in bun, PIN/PENDANT (retractable); 1-5/8" long x 1-3/8" wide, Unusual airy setting with floral struts; setting is gold, marked "1/20 10kt gold filled CT", Resin copies available at CM-19 series

$100  SOLD


#C1342

Roman man or woman with flowers in hair, PIN/PENDANT (retractable); 2" long x 1-1/2" wide, Setting is elaborate filigree with floral corner, gold, marked "10k" on clasp, Resin copies available at CM-51 series

$160


#C1343

Roman woman with lots of roses, PIN/PENDANT (retractable); 2-1/4" long x 1-3/4" wide, Setting is a lovely filigree; white gold marked "14k" on clasp, Resin copies available at CM-33 series

$399


#C1349

Vintage helmet shell cameo of Three Graces (or Muses) theme
Beautiful detail and color, setting is detailed and without flaw, Clasp pin, and pendant loop
“800” stamped on reverse bottom, referencing 80% silver
Circa 1930’s, 2-1/8” long x 1-5/8” wide x 3/8” thickest

$499
Large


#C-1350

Rectangular Celluloid, ivory color cameo, stylized 1930's hairstyle on woman, surrounded by flowers, PIN; 1-7/8" wide x 1-1/2" tall; Setting appears to be tin, tin backed

$70


#C1351

Large Roman woman with roses in hair and on shoulder, imposing, PIN/PENDANT (retractable); 2-3/8" long x 1-3/4" wide, Setting is white gold, marked "14k" on clasp, Resin copies available at CL-4 series

$650


#C1352

Formidable woman, hair up, PIN/PENDANT (retractable); 2" long x 1-5/8" wide, Setting is white gold, marked "800", it is a gold mark from Portugal, about 19k, used from 1938-1984, Resin copies available at CL-7 series

$575


#C1353

Madonna & child; SARDONYX SHELL (highly prized, thicker, brown shell, white outer color) PIN/PENDANT, 2" long x 1-5/8" wide, Setting is sterling silver, marked "925", Resin copies available at CL-19 series

$375


#C1354

Regal lady, superb detail, PIN/PENDANT (retractable); 2-1/4" long x 1-78" wide, Marked "1/20, 12k gp Sterling base" (gold plated over sterling, vermeil), Resin copies available at CL-3 series

$875


#C1355

Floral bouquet, SARDONYX SHELL (highly prized, thicker, brown shell, white outer color), PIN/PENDANT (retractable); 2-1/8" long x 1-5/8" wide, Setting is gold, marked "925" (meaning gold plate over sterling), Resin copies available at CL-31 series

$325


#C1356

Roman woman with crescent moon hair decoration, PIN; 2" long x 1-1/2" wide; reverse seems to be an expert repair of shell, Setting is gold, marked "10k" on clasp

$350


#C1357

Three Muses, PIN/PENDANT (retractable); 2" long x 1-1/2" wide, Setting appears to be gold plated over sterling (vermeil) but not marked, Resin copies available at CL-5 series

$275


#C1358

Shell cameo on sterling pendant setting, "STER KBN", circa 1975, 2" long incl. loop x 1-1/4" wide

Resin cameo copies available at CS-70 series

$95

 

 

Hand carved shell cameo

Newly mounted on new, reproduction Victorian brass as a pin/pendant

Individually priced.


#C1359
 
1-1/4” long x 7/8” wide (corresponds to molded copy CS76 series)
 
$65


#C1360
 
1-1/2” long x 1-1/4” wide (corresponds to molded copy CS90 series)
 
$75


#C1361
 
1-1/2” long x 1-1/4” wide (Corresponds to molded copy CS74 series)
 
$75


#C1362
 
1-1/4” long x 1-1/8” wide (Corresponds to molded copy CS48 series)
 
$75


#C1363
 
1-3/8” long x 1-1/8” wide (Corresponds to molded copy CS45 series)
 
$95


#C1364
 
1-3/8” long x 1-1/8” wide
 
$65


#C1365
 
1-1/2” long x 1-1/4” wide (Corresponds to molded copy CS34 series)
 
$80


#C1366
 
1-3/8” long x 1-1/8” wide
 
$90


#C1367
 
1-5/8” long x 1-1/4” wide
 
$75


#C1368
 
1-1/2” long x 1-1/4” wide
 
$75


#C1369
 
1-3/8” long x 1-1/8” wide (Corresponds to molded copy CS92 series)
 
$75


#C1370
 
1-1/2” long x 1-1/4” wide (Corresponds to molded copy CS36 series)
 
$75


#C1371
 
1-3/8” long x 1-1/8” wide
 
$70


#C1372
 
1-5/8” long x 1-3/8” wide (Corresponds to molded copy CS38 series)
 
$75


#C1373
 
2-3/8” long x 1-7/8” wide (Corresponds to molded copy CL-12 series)
 
$195


#C1374
 
2-1/4” long x 1-3/4” wide
 
$135


#C1375
 
2-1/4” long x 1-3/4” wide (Corresponds to molded copy CM44 series)

$135


 

PAUA/MOTHER OF PEARL SHELL CAMEOS
 
Newly mounted on new, reproduction Victorian brass as pin/pendants


#C1400
 
1” long x 3/4” wide
 
$40


#C1401
 
1-7/8” long x 1-1/2” wide
 
$75


#C1402
 
2” long x 1-5/8” wide
 
$85


#C1403
 
2” long x 1-3/8” wide
 
$75


#C1404
 
2” long x 1-1/2” wide
 
$65


#C1405
 
3-1/8” wide x 2-1/4” tall
 
$115

 

HAND CARVED CAMEOS ON FULL HELMET SHELLS

They average  5" long x 3-3/4" wide x 3-1/4" tall in size (unless listed otherwise); they can be made into lovely lamps, or displayed as they are.

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#C-1443-A  $95

 

#C-1443-B

Lovely lady wearing mantilla and veil, 5" long x 3-1/2" wide x 3" tall  $95
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#C-1443-K  $95


 

CARVED SHELL CAMEO EARRINGS
 

#C-1450
 
Screw back dangle, vintage shell earrings set in sterling. Cameo itself measures 3/8” diameter. Drop from screw-back measures 1-1/8”
 
$65  SOLD


 

Hand carved Italian CAMEOS as PIN/PENDANT JEWELRY
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#C-1452

Carved shell cameo mounted in braided sterling with 18k gold roping in between.  Pin / Pendant (see back)  from Italy  1- 1/2" x 1- 1/4", small  in size. 

(5 available)

$89.00 

SPECIAL PRICE

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Carved shell cameo mounted in braided sterling & 18k gold roping in between.  Pin/pendant from Italy, 1- 3/4" x 1- 1/4" size large.

(3 available)

$99.00  SPECIAL PRICE
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Carved shell cameo mounted in crimped sterling & 18k gold roping in between.  Pin/pendant from Italy.  1- 3/4" x 1- 1/4" size large.

(5 available)

$99  SPECIAL PRICE
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Lovely new carved shell cameo (large) is 1 3/4" x 1 1/4", mounted in 18 k gold, simple setting, as a pin/pendant. 

$275  SOLD
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Also new, this carved shell cameo (large) is 1- 1/2" x 1- 1/4", set in 18 k gold with etching, a pin / pendant.

$255
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Another petite, new, carved shell cameo, this one measures 1- 1/8" x 7/8", 18 k gold, simple setting, pin / pendant. 

$165
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Vintage shell cameo, circa 1920, on gold filled mount as pendant, 1" long, redesigned. 

$55
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Vintage shell cameo, circa 1920, on brass mount as pin, 1- 1/3" long, redesigned. 

$55

 
 

LOOSE ITALIAN CARVED SHELL CAMEOS
Small

9/16" long x 7/16" wide
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#C-1470-10  $18
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#C-1470-11  $18
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#C-1470-12  $18
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#C-1470-13  $18
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#C-1470-16  $18
 


 

LOOSE HEMLMET SHELL CAMEOS

Unmounted cameos
Large

Individual sized


#C-1470-17
 
Wavy hair lady cameo, large (Corresponds to copies made as L-6), Measures 2” long x 1-1/2” wide
 
$145


#C-1470-18
 
Facing right, round cameo (matches C1470-19 which is right facing), Measures 1-3/4” diameter x 3/8” raised from flat (there is curvature to shells)
 
Note: original filler material on back which levels it for a new mount
 
$130


#C-1470-19
 
Facing left, round cameo (matches C1470-19 which is left facing), Measures 1-3/4” diameter x 3/8” raised from flat (there is curvature to shells)
 
Note: original filler material on back which levels it for a new mount
 
$130

 
 

Beautiful Opal Cameos



Yowah Opals and White Opals


 

Example of a bad shell cameo carving.

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Very poor detail!  If you see one like this run the other way.

 

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