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Mourning locket, England (1775-1800), Victoria & Albert Museum  Memorial jewellery to honour the dead is one of the largest categories of 18th- century jewellery to survive. Many mourning jewels have inscriptions that record the name and dates of the dead person.    “I mourn for them I loved”

authentic fauxhemian

V museum collection: England, Britain (made) Date: (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Engraved gold ,ivory painted in watercolour with a miniature embellished with hair and pearl

Brooch Date: late 18th century (made) Place: England

Brooch

Gold with plaited hair, hair in design, ivory painted in watercolour, late century.

Locket, gold with openwork set with garnets enclosing a painting on ivory incorporating hair, the back set with agate, England, circa 1750

Locket

mid century British locket, Gold with openwork set with garnets enclosing a painting on ivory incorporating hair, the back set with agate

Georgian mourning jewelry / mourning miniature

Property of a Lady: Century Costume, Mourning and Art in a Neoclassical Miniature

bricolage: Hairwork Jewelry & Accessories

Pendant - pale blue and gold. In Memory of my dear and amiable friend .

This is all done with human hair. Mourning jewelry.  After someone died it was a way to keep something of them close.

mourning jewelry// Incredible hairwork brooch worked on ivory. Inscription on reverse reads: "Caroline, in remembrance of Henrietta, August

Georgian Enameled Mourning Brooch from  PerfectJewels (perfectjewels.net), via Flicker (http://www.flickr.com/photos/perfectjewels/2131455692/in/photostream#).

Georgian Enameled Mourning Brooch from PerfectJewels: so sad, one dove looking down on a deceased one

Enamelled gold frame enclosing a painted miniature, embellished with ivory, gold foil and hair, of a woman seated by a column, with an angel pointing to a label inscribed Weep not, it falls to rise again, England, about 1800

Brooch

Mourning Locket, Late 18th Century.   Engraved gold frame enclosing a miniature of an urn with the initials WWL surmounted by the inscription 'A Pledge of Eternal Affection', England, 1775-1800

Locket

Engraved gold frame enclosing a miniature of an urn with the initials WWL surmounted by the inscription A Pledge of Eternal Affection, England,

Mourning Brooch with Hair

A weeping woman, two funeral urns, and locks of hair memorialize Mann Page and…

Locket      Place of origin:      England, Great Britain (made)     Date:      1780-1820 (made)

Locket

Locket England, Great Britain (made) Artist/Maker:Unknown Memorial jewellery to honour the dead is one of the largest categories of century jewellery. From 1760 there was a vogue for memorial medallions or lockets.

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