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Unusual  pendant for lives lost at sea - a watercolor miniature on parchment, under crystal and set to a gold pendant, circa 1720. The miniature is of Stella Maris, protectress of mariners and seafarers. She is portrayed in her lapis blue robe covered in golden stars and wearing a golden starburst crown. The skull, urn and crucifix in the scene symbolize souls lost at sea.

Unusual pendant for lives lost at sea - a watercolor miniature on parchment, under crystal and set to a gold pendant, circa 1720. The miniature is of Stella Maris, protectress of mariners and seafarers. She is portrayed in her lapis blue robe covered in golden stars and wearing a golden starburst crown. The skull, urn and crucifix in the scene symbolize souls lost at sea.

Rock crystal pendant, shaped as a locket with two views, gold-mounted. On one side is a scene of Golgotha, composed of small figures in carved ivory. The other is an exceptional "memento mori", showing a skeleton in enamelled gold, a hand holding the hourglass of Time and the other a deadly arrow. Milan, late 16th century - early 17th century.

Rock crystal pendant, shaped as a locket with two views, gold-mounted. On one side is a scene of Golgotha, composed of small figures in carved ivory. The other is an exceptional "memento mori", showing a skeleton in enamelled gold, a hand holding the hourglass of Time and the other a deadly arrow. Milan, late 16th century - early 17th century.

Mourning pendant in memory of Betsy Robinson who died in 1809. With dual hearts, an eternity knot of hair, initials and the sentiment ‘The  union of hearts constitutes our happiness’.

Mourning pendant in memory of Betsy Robinson who died in 1809. With dual hearts, an eternity knot of hair, initials and the sentiment ‘The union of hearts constitutes our happiness’.

Fabulous Unusual Antique English Gilt Navette Mourning Locket Portrait Pendant | eBay

Fabulous unusual antique english gilt navette mourning locket portrait pendant

Fabulous Unusual Antique English Gilt Navette Mourning Locket Portrait Pendant | eBay

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Details about VERY RARE GOLD & GARNET STEWART CRYSTAL MEMENTO MORI CROWNED SKULL & HAIR BACK

Slide  Place of origin: England, Great Britain (made)  Date: ca. 1700 (made)  Artist/Maker: unknown (production)  Materials and Techniques: Gold slide decorated with gold, enamel gold thread, hair and foil.

Slide

Slide Place of origin: England, Great Britain (made) Date: ca. 1700 (made) Artist/Maker: unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Gold slide decorated with gold, enamel gold thread, hair and foil.

Martha Washington’s mourning jewelry. On the death of George Washington in 1799 she had a snippet of his hair put in this locket. When she died a snippet of her hair was added. Mourning jewelry was a...

Martha Washington’s mourning jewelry. On the death of George Washington in 1799 she had a snippet of his hair put in this locket. When she died a snippet of her hair was added. Mourning jewelry was a...

~ Miniature On Ivory With Handset Jewels ~ (Early 19th Century)

~ Miniature On Ivory With Handset Jewels ~ (Early 19th Century)

This ring would be categorised as "sentimental" jewellery given its symbology... It reminds me of a piece of folk art and I love the pencil drawing effect that scrimshaw gives.

This ring would be categorised as "sentimental" jewellery given its symbology... It reminds me of a piece of folk art and I love the pencil drawing effect that scrimshaw gives.

A 17th century hair slide in gold and enamel. This is a very rare example of memento mori

A 17th century hair slide in gold and enamel. This is a very rare example of memento mori

“Memento Mori” coffin pendants 16c,
Stuart memorial jewellery 1660-1714 Charles I’s miniature portrait,
Charles II memorial rings 1684,
Silver box with memorial jewels—
Five of the jewels with monograms in gold wire; one with a skeleton and MEM.MOR (memento mori: remember that you must die). The memorials late 17th or early 18th c, set in an 18th-century box.

“Memento Mori” coffin pendants 16c, Stuart memorial jewellery 1660-1714 Charles I’s miniature portrait, Charles II memorial rings 1684, Silver box with memorial jewels— Five of the jewels with monograms in gold wire; one with a skeleton and MEM.MOR (memento mori: remember that you must die). The memorials late 17th or early 18th c, set in an 18th-century box.

1775 - 1800; Gold with a composition in hair, metal and seed pearls on opaline glass, watercolour

Locket

1775 - 1800; Gold with a composition in hair, metal and seed pearls on opaline glass, watercolour

Georgian Memento Mori Skull And Crossbones Sepia On Ivory Memorial Ring

Georgian Memento Mori Skull And Crossbones Sepia On Ivory Memorial Ring