Here is a gorgeous Victorian style antique cameo brooch. The brooch is made of carved shell abalone. The carving on the cameo is wonderful, very detailed. The detailing all around the center is fabulous. The colors glisten. The brooch measures 1" by 1 1/4". This is a terrific piece that is in great condition for its age. There is a small loop at the very top, so this piece could also be worn as a pendant. I believe that the setting is sterling due to the patina. I will not clean the piece, that will be up to the new owner to decide upon. A very unique cameo, perfect for wearing or for cameo collectors!!