Antique 1840 Victorian Black Enamel & 14K Mourning Pendant Brooch. The back of the pendant brooch is inscribed ADW Obt Aug 22 1840 ae 55. This is a rare and antique mourning brooch 14k gold with a pendant ring allowing the mourner to wear this as a pendant or brooch. It has the original hair within a gold frame set in the black enamel. Mourning jewelry from this period is rare since most people keep it within their families. It measures 1-1/2 inches wide and 1-1/4 inches high. It weighs 12.5 grams. It is in very good pre-owned condition. You can see it was well cared for over the years.