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"Lava" cameo bracelet, made up of five oval sections each with a winged cherub, one holds an animal (brow), one holds a lyre (green), one holds a basket of flowers (white), another holds a wreath (tan), a fifth holds an arrow (gray), each set in gold frame, push button clasp and safety chain (broken).
Title Lava Cameo Brooch Accession Number 1922.642
Title Lava Cameo Bracelet Accession Number 1930.145
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1 9/16 in x 3/4 in (WxD) (inches)
For information on cameos see Bennett, David and Daniela Mascetti, "Understanding Jewellery," (1989); Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v. 1 (1991): 215-232; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 227-236; Miller, Anna M. "Cameos Old & New," 3rd Edition (2005).