Why we love it
Following the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius, travelers on the aristocratic ‘Grand Tour’ of Europe – an initiatory and cultural journey around the Italian peninsula and Greece in order to experience the cultural legacy of antiquity – found Pompeii to be an irresistible stop for a new type of souvenir. Lava cameos carved from the volcanic breccia became a mark of style and culture to the wearer. This 18 carat gold and lava bracelet was realized in Naples during the Victorian era, depicting six multi-coloured cameos of female busts with opulent hair ornaments.
Victorian Era, Naples
Bracelet Length: 19.5 cm
Cameo Length: 3.3 x 2.9 cm
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