Grandmother's heirloom cameo was a gift from Willa Cather
Antonia Pavelka wearing a cameo sent to her by her friend, Willa Cather.
Posted: Thursday, February 14, 2013 12:00 am
The cameo pin that Antonette Skupa Turner counts among her most treasured possessions has been lost in a snowstorm and run over by a car. But she went to special lengths to find it and fix it because of who once owned it and where it came from.
When we asked readers to tell us about their cherished heirloom jewelry for a Valentine’s Day feature, Turner had quite the story to tell about that cameo.
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Thursday, February 14, 2013 12:00 am.