How do You Know Your Cameo is Real?

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To know your cameo is real is pretty simple. Hold your cameo up to the light, can you see through it? If you can, then your cameo should be real.
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The only way to tell if a cameo is real is to have knowledge of gemstones and what they look like as opposed to fakes. You can also check the setting and see if it's a modern setting or not.
A real cameo can be made out of stone or shell. Both stone and shell feel different than something like plastic. The oval should be perfectly formed and the face or relief should be smooth, no jagged edges.
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1. Examine the setting. This is perhaps the easiest way of dating a cameo. A good example should be set in gold. On brooches, look at the pin. If it has a safety catch, then it is
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There are waaaaaaay too many variables to make a guess. It might be possible to approximate its value by finding a similar pendant on eBay. The best bet is to get a professional appraisal
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You can tell where a fake has been glued together, a real one
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At the top of my head - Richard Branson in Around the world in 80 days (with Jackie Chan) and Daid Beckham in Bend it like Beckham.
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