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Cameo Tear Drop Shape Yellow Gold Pendant Necklace

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1820's Cameo pendant necklace. All original handmade pendant, circa 1820. Tear drop shaped, hand formed using chasing, repose and delicate twisted wire techniques all around the frame. The frame holds a translucent multi color shell carving of a woman’s profile. There is an original hand made wire chain from the same time period. Both the pendant and the chain have a natural Patina from age. The pendant loop at the top appears to have an older hand done repair expertly executed. 16 inches in length.

1 pear shape shell cameo 17 x 35mm or 1 7/16 x 11/16 inch
14k yellow gold
Tested: 14k
10.3 grams
2 1/8 x 1 inch
Chain: 16 inches

Why Peter Suchy Jewelers?

It’s not often you find a vintage jeweler as dedicated as Peter Suchy. His love for Art Deco, estate and Edwardian pieces has turned into a true passion. In fact, his showroom in Connecticut has been called an "antique jewelry museum."

After working as a bench jeweler for over 20 years under the guidance of Jack Newstadt in Norwalk, Connecticut, Peter went on to the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) and is today, one of Connecticut’s most trusted vintage jewelry expert and GIA certified. He has become renowned in the vintage jewelry industry for his famous "pink gold" rating scale.

In addition, Peter’s vision of creating his own jewelry line is now a reality. Using diamonds, sapphires, and tourmaline gems mixed with platinum, and pink and yellow gold, Peter Suchy Designs are stunning, one-of-a-kind pieces and include engagement rings, eternity rings, earrings and pendants each with a personality that expresses his love for jewelry.

Today, Peter Suchy sells his vintage gems onsite in his showroom and online. Many of his vintage items and one of a kind creations are also on 1stdibs and Rubylane. Peter Suchy Jewelers has achieved the status of a Top Rated Power Seller on eBay, with over 5,000 transactions to date.

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