Artfully crafted in 9 carat yellow gold, this vintage cameo pendant, circa 1950s, features a hand-carved shell cameo of Bacchante, a female follower of the god of wine Bacchus. The lovely brown cameo is encircled by an ornately patterned border. We have named this vintage piece The Drusilla Pendant. She is threaded on a belcher chain and looks wonderful worn any time or place, close to the heart.
The Drusilla Pendant Gem Details
The oval carved shell cameo is of a lady facing right with grapes and grape leaves in her hair.
The length of the pendant is approximately 31 millimetres, and the width is 18 millimetres. The length of the chain is approximately 60 centimetres.
Vintage, as new. Circa 1950s.
Good to Know
The Drusilla Pendant belongs to our treasure trove of strongly sustainable, ethical, environmentally friendly, and conflict-free jewellery. She lives in our carefully curated collection of one-of-a-kind vintage jewellery pieces. A vintage piece of jewellery has many stories to tell: tales of romance, love, family, happiness, and sometimes loss and endurance. Handed down from person to person, generation to generation. The Drusilla Pendant is a piece of wonderful history.
Behind the Scenes
Every alluring piece of jewellery chosen to take the stage in our unrivalled collection has been thoroughly assessed by Sarina, our Head of Jewellery Design and Curation. Sarina is an exceptionally qualified and accomplished gemologist and registered jewellery valuer with over 20 years of experience in the jewellery industry.