Frequently Asked Questions

Few Important Issues For Everyone.


 

Why Order A Litinvs Portrait Engraved Gemstone Jewel?



Portrait cameos are true witnesses of the existence of a personality, historians of an event, back side stone surface signed your name with following event:

Marriage - Birth of Child - Personal Success - Remambrance

a unique personal cameo steeped in precious memories, offering it as a gift is the most eloquent expression of love or affection, created precision from photograph of the person.

To acquire a Litinvs gemstone portrait cameo is to become the custodian of an artistic and scientific tradition that has been handed down since antiquity with care and will continue to inspire remarkable creations, welcome into your own family a possession jewellery to last for ever and accompany successive generations.

"Iam happy have found my stone portrait cameo, it reminds me great acts of God in my special occasions, its really powerfull detailed luxurious makes me feel precious, my responsibility of passing this stone to the next generation."  Elizabeth, London capital of England.

"Stone portrait cameo is witness of my wedding day pure white with gold and silver frame, assembled diamonds in several size, signed back side my father wish, most important event in my life reminds me daily my loving husband."  Annis, York of England.

We are living in an age of electronic knowledge and can be transformed into several materials (e.g. paper, glass, metal, or plastic). All kind of modern prints is being offered for sale with an expired date, as well electronic images CD`s have a predicted lifetime of 20 years. Certain parts of the photos discolouring with bad defects in the material itself,    it seldom is. At the same time, it must not be forgotten that a fine photograph print by a master is by no means to be despised ; a noble portrait print by a famous manufactor in this modern material, which was sold last year at the sale of the British exhibition prints, fetched £1.

Gemstones have been cut in precious stone material (e.g. Agate, chalcedony, sardonyx) since antiquity 3000BC ; but the material itself is not faded at all, as there are many beautiful gemstone portraits high relief with master touch upon it three-dimensional, in Roman times A-Class workmanship was never thin like a coin, which are executed at several Museum`s of world celebrity, in excellent condition (not scratches or cracks) portrait gemstones highly polished surface show very fine detail even the final delicate portrait hair lines always in perfectly condition in all gem particulars, details visible by the eye alone ; indeed, still have original polish as fresh and brilliant as when the stone was first cut, it may be said that the portrait of several ancient gemstones dated 5000 years existence.

Today Litinvs have seen, so true, it is that people feel precious and recognize the uniqueness of themselves, Litinvs Constantine says,

"each of us is precious, prefer showing off the valuable gemstone, to having a faithful likeness of ourselves that last for ever, so it is, most assuredly, we have not permited indolence lost sight of the arts, otherwise, and since our minds are destitute of any characteristic features, those of our bodies are neglected also".

That a strong passion for gemstone portraits formerly existed, is attested both by ancient and modern civilization, Litinvs have several engraved portrait gemstones commissioned since 1839, who conceived the very liberal idea of hundreds portrait individuals; as he could bear the idea that all traces of their features should not be lost, or that the lapse of centuries should get the better of mankind.

Litinvs and his clients are the inventor`s of a benefit to his fellow-men ; This service to create your engraved gemstone portrait, or any one conferred upon persons that you love or members of your own family.

When first time gem portraits exist:

A gift to improve peace among personalities, marriage, personal success, birth of child precious gems used since antiquity (Ex 28:9-11 & 362Ch 9:1, 9), survive under catastrophic circumenstances is the only existence of a personality last for ever. Portrait Gemstones have been cut in semi precious stone material (e.g. Agate, chalcedony, sardonyx) since antiquity 3000BC ; but the material itself is not faded at all.

Portrait engraved gemstone jewels have been worn by both men and women from early Biblical days in the ancient Hebrew term (יהוה) judgments were revealed. At Genesis 2:11, 12, where Havilah is identified as a land containing “the onyx stone.” Wealth was partially measured by one’s possession of precious stones; such kings as Solomon and Hezekiah apparently had them in great quantity. (1Ki 10:11; 2Ch 9:10; 32:27)

Can My Cameo Be Engraved?


Yes, we are happy to engrave portrait engraved gemstones with your name or any message of your choice, Marriage, Birth of Child, Professional Success, Memorial or any. Except gemstone engraved surface, Litinvs is able to engrave your favorite wish at the reverse engraved case with several ornamental decoration as acanthus leafs or any addittional thought, see details here.


Where is a Portrait Engraved Gemstone Made?


We only have undertaken extensive global searches of mines & hunters to ensure only the finest gemstones are selected. Our portrait cameos are created from the beggining up to finis in our workshop as a result of the superior skill by Litinvs for the cutting process from your photo precision First class workmanship.


Why Are High Cameos More Expensive?


It is said that there is only one coloured engraved gemstone portrait for every ten-thousand cameos. Described in the spectrum of light to vivid, coloured cameos are created by the chemistry and forces of nature that are highly infrequent. The ultimate celebration of uniqueness each characterful colour is intensely individual, expressive and engaging which improves the eyesight. About Litinvs invention please visit the Eyesight Improvement  page for details.


How is a Portrait Cameo Made?


All natural gemstones are between 1-3 billion years old. They are formed at high temperatures and at high pressures at depths of between 80-120 miles, in the mantle of the earth. Litinvs used to cut rough geode specimens himself, the cutting process is done by your photo precision continously by antique method and hand tools at Litinvs workshop since 1839.  Please visit the Workmanship page for details.

 

Do i Need an Appointment to Visit Litinvs?


Not at all, please feel free to come and see how a portrait cameo is created by photo our workshop address. However we recommend requesting a time with our Ambassador to ensure we are able to provide you  perfectly met at your place. Our online tool lets you request your preferred time and date with your most convenient place to visit here.

 

Does Every Cameo With a Gia Certificate?


All cameos above 50carats monochrome or coloured gemstones below this weight are accompanied by a GIA certificate. From 2018 onwards all Litinvs cameos, above 0.20carat, are provided with a DB Grading Report. All Litinvs Cameos Jewellers purchases are sold with a Certificate of Authenticity.

 

Do You Protect My Privacy?


We do never share your privacy or any confidential information including your e-mail address, phone number for any reason. Orders for famous people includes an enhanced degree of confidentiality Litinvs sign special agreements. Your photos will only be used to create the portrait cameo jewellery nothing else. Printed photos will be returned to you and we will never show your finished portrait cameo in our gallery we sign that your custom Jewel is not shown.


What Are Your Delivery Charges?


All high cameos orders made on Litinvs.com will be delivered to you free of charge.

 

What Packaging Will My Portrait Cameo Arrive In?


Your Litinvs portrait cameo will arrive in our luxurious signature leather gift box with interior silk and photo yourself. Our deliveries are sent securely with UPS high standards service fully insured your sign required.

 

How Can i Contact Litinvs?


Our workshop can be contacted directly by phone or email. Please visit the Contact page for details.

 

What is The Litinvs After Sale Service?


Litinvs offers you the opportunity to have your portrait cameo jewellery professionally cleaned twice a year. This is a complimentary process that we are delighted to offer as part of our After Sales Service, which also includes a professional polish on request and an advised annual check of the cameo.

 

How Should i Clean My Portrait Engraved Gemstone Jewellery?


For ultimate radiance a cameo must be clean. To remove grease from your portrait cameo surface, we recommend gently & simply to use skin cleansing facial wipes dry immediatly, containing a perfect blend of goodness and gentle cleansers that removes dirty 100% from the gem surface. Polish metal surface by using the Litinvs Polishing Cloth for a sparkling finish.