• sardonyx cameo of Emperor Augustus - Roman, onyx

    Onyx – Natural, Carved, Orange

    Sardonyx cameo in a gold frame of the Emperor Augustus on the horns of a double-headed goat (2.8 cm), Roman, 27 BCE-14 CE. Gift of Milton Weil, 1929. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Public Domain.

    Article: Onyx Value, Price, and Jewelry Information

    Credit: Metropolitan Museum of Art

    GemstoneQuartz, Chalcedony, Onyx
    Natural or man madeNatural
    Jewelry typeOther
    Gem StateCarved
    ColorOrange, White