About this title: Over 1400 examples of cameo jewelry are depicted, ranging from the 1700s to the present. These miniature works of sculpture include mythological motifs of classical gods and goddesses, religious subjects and the ever-present anonymous woman. A history of the cameo is provided, and chapters covering each of the materials used to make cameos. Over 500 color photos capture the timeless beauty of the art.
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