Our cameos recreate on sea shells attractive country scenes, delicate profiles of women, flowers, reproductions from famous paintings and so on.
They are worked entirely by hand and they can be sold loose or with gold or platinum frames , sometimes enriched by gemstones just like diamonds, rubies and emeralds.
The most used shells are:
“Cassis Madagascariensis” (Sardonyx Shell) which comes from the Caribbean sea. Due of its features, it allows the realization of miniatures of uncomparable beauty.
“Cassis Rufa” (Cornelian Shell) which comes from the southeast African coasts and it is aimed mainly to the production of most commercial items.
Every shell is selected by Del Gatto with the greatest accuracy in order to have an high quality production which is appreciated by our regular clients and which has gained notoriety in all worldwide markets