“Rest In Peace” – An 18th Century Mourning Pendant

Rose gold Georgian era mourning memorial locket with motto "Rest In Peace". With blue enamel urn, seed pearls, hair trees, hair window to reverse.

From the British Museum. A suite of mourning jewelry of Bohemian glass, dating from after 1867

A suite of mourning jewelry of Bohemian glass, dating from after 1867 - (from the British Museum) <> (vintage lady, victorian)

Mourning Ring

Inscription on the back: W. aged 4 Yrs died 6 July 1792 ~ G. aged 4 Mo’s died 12 Dec 1792

Georgian Memento Mori Skull And Crossbones Sepia On Ivory Memorial Ring

Georgian Memento Mori Skull And Crossbones Sepia On "A Natural Ivory Colored Animal Substance" Memorial Ring

Victorian Mourning Jewelry (Look at the Monogram at the bottom, Exquisitely Done in Hair too)

Victorian Hair Art: Victorian Mourning Jewelry (Look at the Monogram at the bottom, Exquisitely Done in Hair too)

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

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