Dear Cameo Collector,
Does your jewellery box contain a
previously cherished keepsake of European
royalty, a head of state, a famous artist or an emperor?
If so you could be sitting on a
fortune... Recently a single cameo sold at
Christie's auction rooms for $321,100.00!
It certainly makes you think
doesn't it? And it should...
A Passion Stretching Thousands Of Years Into Antiquity...
The art of carving gems in relief, can be traced back
thousands of years to ancient Egypt - The Egyptians crafted scarabs from fine
bone, ivory, stone and precious metals These have been excavated and dated
from the Sixth Dynasty (c. 2325–c. 2150 BC)
And it was from those origins this form of carving lent itself to
the creation of seals which were then commonly used create impressions in
ceramics and storage jars...
"A Thing of Beauty is a Joy Forever"
John Keats (Endymion)
The 'modern' word 'cameo' is likely to come from the word
CAMMAEUS (latin) for "engraved gem" and it's believed cameos as we now
look upon them date back to 6th Century BC Greece - when the creative art form
History And Beauty You Can Hold In Your
Victoria and Queen Elizabeth 1st were known to be
avid collectors. So to was Charles I, the artist Ruebens,
the Emperor Napoleon, The Earl of Arundel and Queen
Elizabeth 2nd -
(It's said that Catherine of Russia
described her passion for collecting cameos as a
Finally You Can Discover Much More About
As you know every cameo is a miniature work of art, they
possess classic beauty that has held the attention of generations and whether
you buy them to add to your collection or to trade and sell, then 'The
Cameo Collector's Bible' is a must have guide.
Priced And Detailed Examples Shown...
Prices Ranging From £40($80) to $2,000 ($4,000)
Here's Just A Taster Of This Wonderful New
Six Key Factors That Establish Cameo Value
Certain Portraits Command Higher Values When Reselling
To Easily Identify Valuable 'Master Class' Carved Cameos And Find Pieces That
Will Rise In Value Year On Year
To Spot Common Defects And Problems That Can Dramatically Reduce The Value Of
To Officially 'Rate' A Cameo's Condition (Important Should You Decide To Sell)
To Date Cameos Accurately
How To Immediately Identify 'Moulded' and Mass Produced Cameos
To Care And Clean Cameos To Avoid Damage
You'll Also Read About...
30+ Materials Cameos Can Be Made From (Including: Gemstone, Lava, Coral,
Ivory, Hardstone, Jet and More...)
Fascinating Process About How Cameos Are Made
The Common Motifs And Their Hidden Meanings (Plus Over 40 Mythological Themes
Insight Into The Royal Collections And The Vivid History Of Cameo Jewellery
Throughout The Ages
Whether you are collecting for
yourself or buying to sell you'll find everything you'll ever need to
know about cameos in this fascinating and helpful book.
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Author: Pauline Hodgkinson is a long
established cameo collector and dealer (now an respected eBay Powerseller) who
has treasured and profited from these miniature works of art since the early
1970's. You'll find Pauline's helpful notations along with each
illustration to help you evaluate, identify subjects and periods of production.
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