For your consideration is this antique carved shell cameo brooch. The cameo is in an oval shape with a light peach, somewhat translucent background with a carved white relief on top of what appears to be a profile of a Roman goddess. This piece is framed in gold and suspected to be 9K yellow gold or less. This piece features a “C” Clasp and pin on a hinge for closure and the words “w/r” lightly scratched on the back of the background material. The brooch measures about 33 mm tall by 27 mm wide by 5.5 mm thick. The brooch is in good used condition. The background material has some hair line cracks that do not appear to damage of the integrity or carving of this piece. Please see pictures for further details.