Where Mourning Meets Art: Crowning Glory. I know nothing about this other than the fact that it is made entirely from the deceased persons hair. This might be one of the most intricate and complicated pieces of mourning hair art I have seen.
There was a huge fashion for mourning jewelry which highlights how sentimental the Victorian age was. The initial months of mourning were unadorned by jewelry of any kind. As the mourning rituals increased, mourning jewelry developed as a fashion item.