Italian Lava Carved Cameo Sterling Necklace Large

Beautiful greenish gray Italian lava hand carved cameo set in a sterling setting. Made in Italy, signed by artist on back. This cameo was made in Italy and has a certificate of authenticity. Measures just over 1" tall. Very rare as this lava is buried deep. The fashion movement for lava cameo jewelry started in the early Victorian era, women visiting Italy usually in Pompeii and surrounding areas would acquire a piece of Lava Cameo jewelry as a keepsake of their visit. This is a modern piece.