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cameos

Cameos

Cameo Jewellery

A cameo is a layered medium in which a design is carved in relief. The lighter coloured layer is used for the figure. The reverse process, with an incised image, is called intaglio. The Ancient Romans used intaglios as seals as well as for decoration. During the Renaissance, cameo brooches and rings were worn by […]  Continue Reading »