This lovely pair of cameos has been carved from shells, imported from Italy, circa 1940s. This pair of screw back earrings is reminiscent of Victorian times, but remains a classic to this day. Each stone measures approximately 1" X 3/4" and is bezel-set in a mounting that is 12 karat gold filled, with a beaded border. The cameos are expertly carved and are mirror image. The earrings are marked wRe V20-12K GF on the "screw" portion of the back.
The Richards Company is still in service today providing the same timeless quality jewelry.