This cameo features a stunning portrait of a young woman adorned flowers in her hair and dress. The cameo is set in 14k gold and has a string of seed pearls around the border of the brooch. The pearls are a warm white tone and accents the colors of the shell perfectly. Cameos are an ancient form of decorative carving generally using seashells but can be found in different materials. This cameo is of shell and it is italian in origin. It is in good condition overall. The back of the cameo is marked by its maker and stamped 14k as well.