Circa: Victorian circa 1880
Metal: 18kt yellow gold
Stones: Jet Dimensions: 10.83 mm of diameter
Condition: Very Good
Hallmarks: French – The eagle’s head
Comments: These mourning dormeuses were made at the very end of the 19th century in France. They are made in 18kt gold and set front is adorned with 1 bead of jet. It is a real testimony of the Mourning jewelry from the Victorian period. The queen of England Victoria lost her husband on the year 1861 and decided to mourn him till her death on 1901. The jewellery fashion turns to black in Europe. These dormeuses were made during this period at the very end of the 19th century. There are controlled with one of the first French eagle's head for 18kt gold. Dormeuses because women used to sleep with them how they are delightful to wear. It provides elegance and grace.
Dimensions: Length: 15.93mm / 0.62in Width: 11.97mm / 0.47in
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