Mourning ring, made in England, 1773 (source). The ring memorializes the death of Sir Evelyn Pierrepont, second Duke of Kingston. The inscription reads: H.G. the D. of Kingston ob.23.Sep.1773.Aet.62. Not lost but gone before.

aleyma: Mourning ring, made in England, 1773 (source). The ring memorializes the death of Sir Evelyn Pierrepont, second Duke of Kingston. The inscription reads: H. of Kingston Not lost but gone before.

victorian hair jewelry for mourning

*ANTIQUE MOURNING JEWLERY ~ 15 carat yellow gold hair bracelet with tiny seed pearls and curl over plaited gray-blonde hair, blue enamel, engraved on the back “John Burdon, b. Octr d.

Victorian mourning ring

Hand-carved 18 karat gold with black enamel detailing. The ring features a tiny beveled crystal window displaying a delicately braided lock of hair, belonging to a William Crenidge who passed in

Many pieces of mourning jewelry featured or were even made from the dead loved one's hair.

Exceptional examples of Victorian Era Mourning Jewelry - Hair Art Bracelet and Ring with Photo

Mourning hair brooch

alice brans posted Mourning hair brooch to their -Internet Memes- postboard via the Juxtapost bookmarklet.

Georgian-era locket with hair

A very simple, yet beautiful, Georgian locket that features what appears to be a painted enamel backing, a lock of hair with a tiny delicate gold bow, and seed pearls surrounding the piece.

Victorian hairwork pin

Gail Carriger - The Victorian Obsession with Hair, Result: Mourning Jewelry

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