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Georgian Memorial,Mourning Brooch, Sepia on Ivory

Here is one of the prized mourning miniatures, consisting of a sepia painting. There is the woman in Georgian dress, kneeling by the tomb on which

Georgian mourning & memento mori ring featuring a skull under square faceted rock crystal in silver bezel, with scrolled black enamel* band reading "JAMES SHIPPARD OB:20 JUN:1735 AE:38", fashioned in 18k and silver.   At Doyle and Doyle.

Georgian Mourning and Memento Mori Ring

Georgian mourning & memento mori ring featuring a skull under square faceted rock crystal in silver bezel, with scrolled black enamel* band reading "JAMES SHIPPARD fashioned in and silver. At Doyle and Doyle.

c.1790-1820: Georgian Eye Jewellery “Eye miniatures came into fashion at the end of the 18th century. In France, where eye miniature seems to have originated, the eye as symbol of watchfulness was adopted by the state police for buckles and belts. In Britain it had a role as a love token, with some eye miniatures glistening with a trompe-l’oeil tear, or a diamond set to imitate a tear.  V and A M

Georgian Eye Jewelry Eye miniatures or Lovers’ eyes were Georgian miniatures, normally watercolour on ivory, depicting the eye or eyes of a spouse, loved one or child. These were usually commissioned for sentimental reasons and were often worn as bracelet

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

18th Century,Georgian Heart Crystal Pendant with Eternity Knot Hairwork

Mid century Heart mourning pendant with garnet crown and hair work encased in crystal.

Oustanding rare 18th century Georgian mourning ring in amazing

Oustanding rare 18th century Georgian mourning ring in amazing

Georgian Mourning Ring of two unmarried siblings as indicated by the use of white enamel. Photo courtesy of The Walters Art Museum.

The geometric shape is so unique, never seen one like it. Georgian Mourning Ring of two unmarried siblings as indicated by the use of white enamel. Photo courtesy of The Walters Art Museum. by michele

Is this hair?  Would love to know more about this!

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*ANTIQUE MOURNING JEWLERY ~ 15 carat yellow gold hair bracelet with tiny seed pearls and curl over plaited gray-blonde hair, blue enamel, engraved on the back “John Burdon, b. Octr d.

Antique Georgian Mourning Ring 1772 for Little Harriet Slater Age 6 by RavensbeakRings on Etsy https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/537758199/antique-georgian-mourning-ring-1772-for

Antique Georgian Mourning Ring 1772 for Little Harriet Slater Age 6 by RavensbeakRings on Etsy https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/537758199/antique-georgian-mourning-ring-1772-for

Gold and silver “Memento mori” ring with a skull. English work, Georgian period, late 18th century

Saw a group of these on Antiques Roadshow last week: rare gold mourning ring with a rectangular bezel set with a crystal covering a piece of dark hair with skull, painted in white. The hoop adorned with floral scrolls.

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