Vintage 1980’s Shell Cameo Brooch
Classical Image Depicts The Arrival of Aurora*
Oval in Shape
Approximate Dimensions 50 mm x 40mm
Fastening Pin to Reverse
Safety Pin & Chain for Piece of Mind
* Aurora was the Roman equivalent to Eos, the Ancient Greek goddess of the dawn. Aurora is the Latin word for Dawn.
In mythology, Aurora renews herself every morning at dawn and flies across the sky on a chariot announcing the morning’s arrival.
This particular image replicates the painting by Guercino 1621-23