The cameo is a jewel through the incision of the shell, in particular the Cypraecassis rufa, the Cassis madascarensis and Cassis Horned because these shells of the family of Cassis with the surface consists of two distinct layers of color, which allows you to isolate clearly from the bottom figure in relief. Still working cameo is made handcrafted. The first phase of the process is the choice of suitable all'incisione shell.
Later it moves to scoppatura or to cut the convex part of the shell, the "cup" and then proceeding to the mark and the shaping of the piece cut, or in the cup will draw the contours of cameos that we get and delete , Cut, unnecessary parts. Finally we pass all'aggarbatura that it gives the piece the shape (usually oval or round), using a special grinder.Now the pieces have been fixed on a time of warm wood with mastic composed of Greek pitch, wax and canary grass. After mixing it moves to scrostatura that abrasion of the outermost part of the shell to leave the surface layer of clear impact.
The work then all'incisore that draws on the surface the subject to play. VISIT MY OTHER ADS ALL ITEMS ARE MADE BY. Add to favorites list for Promotions Discount Sale.The item "RING BEAUTIFUL LOOSE ANTIQUE VICTORIAN FINELY CARVED SHELL CAMEO SIZE 7,5" is in sale since Wednesday, February 3, 2021. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Rings". The seller is "capitanodentice" and is located in Torre del Greco.
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