BLACK & WHITE / JET & PEARLS ( Victorian Mourning Jewelry Jet & Pearl Locket / Pendant ): When Queen Victoria lost her beloved Prince Albert and plunged all of her vast realm...

BLACK & WHITE / JET & PEARLS ( Victorian Mourning Jewelry Jet & Pearl Locket / Pendant ): When Queen Victoria lost her beloved Prince Albert and plunged all of her vast realm...

"1871, Great Britain, London, Windsor, wax seal, mourning cover."    Mourning in the 19th century extended to every part of life, even stationary.  The width of the black border on the stationary decreased over time, just as a woman's mourning clothing would go through lessening degrees of outward mourning until she could return to her usual clothing.

"1871, Great Britain, London, Windsor, wax seal, mourning cover." Mourning in the 19th century extended to every part of life, even stationary. The width of the black border on the stationary decreased over time, just as a woman's mourning clothing would go through lessening degrees of outward mourning until she could return to her usual clothing.

Antique Victorian Mourning Pin Brooch French Jet by WickedDarling, $20.00

Large Antique Victorian Mourning Brooch - French Jet - Black - Flower - C1900 - Damaged But Wearable - Repurpose

Antique Victorian Mourning Pin Brooch French Jet by WickedDarling, $20.00

1870 Mourning brooch  Set with jet and pearls, this is an exceptionally pretty pin. The hair is arranged as a feather through a wreath and with leaves. It's all hair. The back is inscribed M. B. Barrett 1819 - 1869. Pearls and jet both had great symbolism for the Victorians. The pearls signified tears.

1870 Mourning brooch Set with jet and pearls, this is an exceptionally pretty pin. The hair is arranged as a feather through a wreath and with leaves. It's all hair. The back is inscribed M. B. Barrett 1819 - 1869. Pearls and jet both had great symbolism for the Victorians. The pearls signified tears.

D08-223. Black collar, simple jewelry and decorations leads me to believe this is mourning.

D08-223. Black collar, simple jewelry and decorations leads me to believe this is mourning.

Victorian Antique Vulcanite Brooch Mourning Jewelry by OldLockets

Victorian Antique Vulcanite Brooch Mourning Jewelry Antique Jewelry Antique Pin Antiques Collectibles

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