Gold Seashell Necklace - Sea Shell - Conch Necklace - Sympathy Gift - Condolence Gift - Memorial - Bereavement - Seashells remind us that

Gold Seashell Necklace - Sea Shell - Conch Necklace - Sympathy Gift - Condolence Gift - Memorial - Bereavement - Seashells remind us that

Regency Seed Pearl Mourning Gold Locket with Lover's eye miniature, woven hair, and initials.

Regency Seed Pearl Mourning Gold Locket with Lover's eye miniature, woven hair, and initials.

The carved Whitby Jet brooch below is a classic item of mourning jewellery, circa 1850. The large brooch is an expensive commissioned item and would have been produced by one of the master carvers.

The carved Whitby Jet brooch below is a classic item of mourning jewellery, circa 1850. The large brooch is an expensive commissioned item and would have been produced by one of the master carvers.

The interior is engraved with the date of death, a minature portrait of the deceased adorns the ring face. The engraving is gorgeous, hand done and a work of art in it's self.

The interior is engraved with the date of death, a minature portrait of the deceased adorns the ring face. The engraving is gorgeous, hand done and a work of art in it's self.

Georgian Era (1741-1811) Weeping Lover’s Eye Mourning Jewelry

Georgian Era (1741-1811) Weeping Lover’s Eye Mourning Jewelry

Necklace, by Nicholas Jones. - Definitely for book lovers.

Necklace, by Nicholas Jones. - Definitely for book lovers.

Mourning jewellery : At least one of these is definitely late 18th century,

Mourning jewellery : At least one of these is definitely late 18th century,

victorian mourning brooch

Mourning Pin Victorian Jet Hand Holding Flowers Brooch

victorian mourning brooch

In the late 18th and early 19th centuries, miniature eye portraits were all the rage. This was after the late 17th century rage for miniature portraits of any kind. They were painted most often using watercolor or gouache, on a substrate of ivory or parchment, then set into a bit of jewelry- a pin or pendant.  In Victorian times the eye portrait was often a piece of mourning jewelry, but the origin of this form was as a token of love.

In the late 18th and early 19th centuries, miniature eye portraits were all the rage. This was after the late 17th century rage for miniature portraits of any kind. They were painted most often using watercolor or gouache, on a substrate of ivory or parchment, then set into a bit of jewelry- a pin or pendant. In Victorian times the eye portrait was often a piece of mourning jewelry, but the origin of this form was as a token of love.

Victorian 15ct Gold, Black Enamel and Seed Pearl Mourning Brooch

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Victorian 15ct Gold, Black Enamel and Seed Pearl Mourning Brooch

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