Made of 800 silver, this hand carved pin from Italy is a real treasure. exquisitely carved, the cameo depicts two sisters, Eos, Goddess of day and Selene, Goddess of night.
Symbolically, this cameo portrays the life and death using all of the symbols of mythology, the dove, moon and dawn. The shell cameo is bezel set in 800 silver and is marked on the back.
It can be used as a pin or pendant.
The pin is 1 7/8” long by 1 1/2”wide, weighing 12.2 grams. It is in excellent vintage condition with a warm unpolished patina.