I know, I wasn't really a cameo person until I saw these. I wish you could see the detail, but the camera doesn't really capture it.
Here are some photos that she had taken:
The way they're carved they change SO much in different lighting. It's really enchanting, like they are alive or something.
I can't even begin to fathom the kind of skill it would take to create something like this. The guy was in his 70's I believe too! Apparently the hand carving of cameos is a dying art. Machines do it now, so the older pieces that are made my hand are really going to be priceless in the future.