As the artistic subject of this cameo, "Rebecca at the Well" was the biblical heroine who drew water for Abraham's servant and his camels. During the early Victorian era, religious sentiment in England and America made sacred subjects an extremely popular theme for cameo jewelry.
Meticulously hand engraved in exquisite detail, this romantic carnelian shell cameo is set in a burnished sterling silver rope bezel oval frame. Signed on the back by the artist Borriello, this wonderful cameo has a flip up bail that makes it possible to wear this work of art as a pendant or brooch. Measuring 35 millimeters high, this enchanting cameo is ideal to collect and wear as an heirloom to add to your fine estate jewelry collection, and is sure to be a conversation piece for generations.
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