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In the spirit of the Victorians as they commonly made jewelry using hair and teeth of the person passed in times of mourning....NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO WAY!!!!!

Ana Finel Honigman - Gold Ring with a Mounted Human Molar Tooth. In the Spirit of Victorian Mourning Jewelry.

Scrimshaw Double Heart Mourning Jewelry Circa 1807 ~  A lovely memorial for a departed loved one.  "Beauty & youth in vain to these you trust  For youth & beauty shall be laid in dust."

Scrimshaw Double Heart Mourning Jewelry Circa 1807 ~ A lovely memorial for a departed loved one. "Beauty youth in vain to these you trust For youth beauty shall be laid in dust.

The Victorian Needle: Kristen: How to make Mourning Jewelry

This site offers steps on making morning jewelry and they are great if you wish to try for yourself.

Elegant 19th Century Envelope Ring  Also note the hair being inside a compartment, a popular style from the late 1860s onwards, as opposed to larger earlier styles.

The 1881 envelope mourning ring showing how it opened to allow hair to be put inside as a keepsake. Perhaps not neccesarily in mourning.

1870 Victorian Tear bottle. Those mourning the loss of loved ones would collect their tears in bottles. When the tears had evaporated, the mourning period would end.

1870 Victorian Tear bottle - Those mourning their loss would collect their tears in bottles. When the tears evaporated, the mourning period would end.

Love after Death: The Beautiful, Macabre World of Mourning Jewelry

Love after Death: The Beautiful, Macabre World of Mourning Jewelry

Georgian mourning ring (late pre-Regency) to dream of the day he finaly comes his ship his body

This is all done with human hair. Mourning jewelry.  After someone died it was a way to keep something of them close.

mourning jewelry// Incredible hairwork brooch worked on ivory. Inscription on reverse reads: "Caroline, in remembrance of Henrietta, August