18k Victorian Enamel Heart Locket Ring with Woven Hair Under Glass, 1845, "In Memory Of" around the band.

Victorian Enamel Heart Locket Ring w/WovenHair Under Glass, "In Memory Of" around the band

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Spotlight On: Ship Mourning Ring

An incredible antique mourning ring with a ship, hairwork, and pearls. For a wonderful analysis of the meaning and history of this piece, click through to the full article ~ ღ Skuwandi

Georgian Enamel Mourning Ring with Pale Blue by BelmontandBellamy

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An incredible antique mourning ring with a portrait locket. From A Brandt and Son.

Store profile: A Brandt and Son

Today we're taking a look at a A Brandt and Son: wonderful little family-owned antique and vintage jewelry store outside of Philly.

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.

victorian locket mourning ring

Victorian Mourning Ring Hidden Compartment With Hair-Work from arnoldjewelers on Ruby Lane

This ring dates from 1728; the absolute height of the memento mori style. It not only features the affectation of the ‘coffin’ shaped crystal, but it encapsulates the skeleton inlaid in black enamel around the band. Further to this, the element of the full skeleton inside the coffin crystal completes the sentiment. There is nowhere on the jewel that death is not represented.

This ring dates from the height of the memento mori style. It features a coffin-shaped crystal with a full skeleton inside, plus a skeleton inlaid in black enamel curves around the band.

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