Victorian Mourning Era Carved Onyx & Seed Pearl Brooch / Pin

ITEM: Victorian Mourning Era Brooch / Pin.


GEM: Carved Onyx measuring 2-1/2" X 5/8" Seed pearls (7) measuring 2.0 mm each.

CONDITION: Estate, excellent.

WEIGHT: 10.2 Grams

MARKS: None.

COMMENTS: Mourning jewelry such as lockets, brooches and rings, usually containing a lock of hair and/or photograph, functioned as tangible reminders of the deceased. This brooch would have been worn during the second stage of mourning. This carved onyx has scalloped ends and is set with delicate seed pearls in a gold filled trim.

Item ID: KA/MI2 Mourning Era Brooch

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Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: onyx, Size: n/a

$150 USD

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