Cameo is depiction in the carved stone. In ancient times, precious stones were used for making a posh medallion, brooches, hair-pins.
Today everything was changed.
What Is Cameo?
Cameo is a symbol of sophisticated beauty. This is an extraordinary work of Art where you meet a combination of elegance, beauty and perfection. This Art came to us from the ancient times. Cameos carving is not an easy work. It requires patience, great skill, and the ability to see the pure beauty in the stone, which can reproduce only a brilliant artist. It took years of continuous work to make a cameo.
Nowadays Cameo Brooches
Cameo brooch, perhaps one of the most exquisite vintage accessories today. It will put a “royal” romantic zest to any dress even to the boring one. Usually it is a woman`s portrait with well-traced details made on precious or semi-precious stones such as quartz, onyx, agate. And each detail is shown with sharp edges: hair, neck and face.
It is very popular to use stones as a part of your daily image. You have an opportunity to see a great variety of cameo brooches from a very expensive made of pearls, till much cheaper, made from acryl.
When To Wear Cameo Brooch?
You can wear your brooch with both the dress and the fur hat, decorate evening coat or put on the strap as a buckle, even with your hand bag. This brooch looks elegant on the collar of your shirt or vintage style blouse. It gives a kind of aristocratic image.
Brooch will not be a good idea for the jeans/cotton outfit in a man-like manner. Here you can use a cameo ring instead.
But if you are following the fashion, or like to experiment and surprise, this unusual accessory is exactly for you.
If you think you run a risk adding cameo brooch to your casual outfit, then you are mistaken. Every woman is a queen inside. The cameo style adds “queenly” puzzle into your dull grey life, no matter what`s your mood today.