The cameo arrived today it is beautiful Gareth, thank you. My wife is really happy with it, photos as you say, do not do proper justice to your fine work. We are attending a few post-Christmas functions this weekend and there will be many oohhhs and aahhs! Please use us as a reference for any
I have just seen the photos you have sent of the cameo – it is absolutely gorgeous. I am extraordinarily pleased. You have managed to capture one of her ‘looks’ and her hair is fantastically rumpled just as it is normally! I am sure that Ellie will be fascinated by it as a little girl
Award Winning Black Onyx cameo An award winning portrait study in Black Onyx. The subject is of an African bush-woman and baby.This photo was taken in the Kalahari desert. This area has large numbers of Bush people still living their traditional hunter gatherer life.
Gareth my wife has worn her cameo every day, she feels that our daughter is still with her. We will treasure our story jewel always…A.C A pendant locket in 18kt white gold. Engraved with the “tree of life”. Hidden inside is a portrait cameo which can be revealed when the locket is opened. The passing
The cameo arrived today, and as many people have probably told you, I am speechless. It is just beautiful and one of the most amazing gifts that I have ever received. I have always loved cameos; but this is beyond description to me. Thank you for your time and effort that went into creating such
The superb jasper carving of the head of Medusa by Benedetto Pistrucci, shown above. This really is breathtaking when viewed in close up and is almost 3 inches in size. This was my personal favorite of all of the magnificent cameos that I saw at the Cameo Appearances exhibition at the Met.
The Renaissance lapis lazuli cameo carving with a portrait of Cosimo I de’ Medici. (1519-1574), Duke of Florence and Grand Duke of Tuscany. From the Grand-ducal workshops, Florence. Date: ca. 1567–69 Culture: Italian (Florence) Carved into Lapis lazuli Based on a portrait-medallion. Dimensions: 2 3/16 x 1 13/16 x 3/8 in. (5.5 x 4.7 x
The greatest cameo carver of the 18th Century Pistrucci carved this for Angelo Bonelli. This was later bought by the cameo collector Richard Payne Knight, who was told, by Bonelli, that this was an ancient greek cameo. Later Knight showed this cameo to Pistrucci and refused to accept his explanation of having carved it himself.