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Mourning jewelry for a girl who died in 1810, aged 15.

Chilling Love: Remembering Mourning Jewelry. Laura Preshong Jewelry • A quote from Godey’s Lady’s book reads: "Hair is at once the most delicate and last of our materials and survives us like love. It is so light, so gentle, so escaping from the idea of death, that, with a lock of hair belonging to a child or friend we may almost look up to heaven and compare notes with angelic nature, may almost say, I have a piece of thee here, not unworthy of thy being now."

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sepia painting on ivory accented with hairwork...inscribed "I mourn her loss" circa 1820-40 or possibly as early as 1780-1820

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.

Georgian mourning jewelry / mourning miniature

Mourning pins are pins which are meant to be worn during a period of mourning, and they are typically accompanied with other pieces of mourning jewelry such as earrings, rings, and bracelets. Since specific clothes and jewelry for mourning are rarely made in the modern era, most modern mourning pins are antiques, and some of them are prized family heirlooms.

Emotional memorial antique human hair ring by adinantiquejewellery, €3450.00

Mourning Jewelry / Late 1700s Hair Work Mourning Pendant

RARE Victorian Mourning Jewelry Set in Original Box - Made of Gutta-Percha Sap. $1,295.00, via Etsy.