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engraving or carving in low relief on a stone (as in a brooch or ring)

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I found out before I came away that she wanted me to buy her some cameos, and I should be sorry for them not to be good--after their kind.
You seem not to care about cameos," said Will, seating himself at some distance from her, and observing her while she closed the cases.
Books of engravings, drawers of medals, cameos, corals, shells, and every other family collection within his cabinets, had been prepared for his old friend, to while away the morning; and the kindness had perfectly answered.
and perhaps Birmingham); model gondolas from Venice; model villages from Switzerland; morsels of tesselated pavement from Herculaneum and Pompeii, like petrified minced veal; ashes out of tombs, and lava out of Vesuvius; Spanish fans, Spezzian straw hats, Moorish slippers, Tuscan hairpins, Carrara sculpture, Trastaverini scarves, Genoese velvets and filigree, Neapolitan coral, Roman cameos, Geneva jewellery, Arab lanterns, rosaries blest all round by the Pope himself, and an infinite variety of lumber.
As for the Count, he merely asked me, in the way of reply, if we moderns possessed any such microscopes as would enable us to cut cameos in the style of the Egyptians.
I had observed some newspaper comment at the time, but I was exceedingly preoccupied by that little affair of the Vatican cameos, and in my anxiety to oblige the Pope I lost touch with several interesting English cases.
UKPRwire, Fri Feb 23 2018] CAMEO PHOTOGRAPHY LONDON (http://cameoweddings.
The Cameo team will with Prager Metis partners to enhance the business management department that integrates the vast experience of the combined group.
25 January 2018 - New York, US-based accounting and advisory firm Prager Metis CPAs, LLC has merged with business management and accounting firms New York, US-based Cameo Wealth and Creative Management, Inc.
Gary's wife Dawn also bagged a cameo in Disney's sci-fi smash.
One supporter asked if she had landed a cameo because of an old mocked-up picture of her appearing to handle a lightsaber.
In which you did a cameo today, which is your best one yet, I think.
Scharman's mother continued operating the college after the break-up, insisting her daughter take the electrolysis course offered at Cameo.
Staff at the Cameo had been stunned by the reaction - it was an example of beautiful empathy.
Cameo Copper, Brass & Porcelain Cleaner, Cameo Aluminum & Stainless Steel Cleaner, Snobol Toilet Bowl Cleaner, and the original Parsons' ammonia are household names that date back to the 1950s.