18kt rose gold
Spectacular 18kt rose gold Roman soldier
warrior cufflinks carved out of carnelian and set upon an agate
base. Flawlessly joined to 18kt rose gold with fixed button backing.
1 1/16th inch tall and 7/8" wide
or 27x22mm of the 18kt rose gold section. The agate base is 23x17mm
and the carved carnelian is 20x15mm. The overall thickness is
16mm or 5/8". Total weight is 23.3gms and priced at $70gm.
Try to buy any 18kt for $70gm let alone a name brand that is
If you click on the above picture it
will take you to a larger version so you can see the carved lines
and undercuts. This is not machined. On the underside of the
agate you can see it is signed by Hector Co Nu 4446
We have only this one set that was acquired
from a bankruptcy court as an asset liquidation of a major high
end jewelry store that went out of business. When gold was $800oz
these were valued at $2,250 and today gold is on the verge of
breaking $1,500oz. Today's value would be $5,000 or more.
Traditionally, cameos were worn by men
only, used to adorn rings, seals, crests, armor, sword and knife
handles for luck in battle. The higher the quality, the higher
the social standing. Much like today, a very high quality item
sets oneself into another social class. These are of that bespoke