Queen Elizabeth I’s Ring. Gold, mother-of-pearl, rubies, and enamel, c.1560. According to tradition this ring was dedicated to James I (James VI of Scotland) as evidence of the Queen’s death and given by him to 1st Earl of Home in 1603.
Victorian Mourning Locket - original painting by Mab Graves
beautiful example of hairwork on ivory....this was probably a "love token" rather than a mourning pendant due to the "double hearts" design on one side and a forget-me-not hairwork motif on the reverse. Circa 1860-80