Mourning Jewels: How They Were Worn, Part 1 - Art of Mourning
A question as simple as ‘how was a jewel worn?’ leads to the most complex of answers. The narrative of mourning and sentimental jewellery in the modern age is intrinsically interwoven with the […]
Renaissance Memento Mori Signet | British | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Renaissance Memento Mori Signet Date: ca. 1600 Culture: British Medium: Gold Dimensions: Weight: 12.2 g.; circumference: 51.3 mm.; size: US 6.5, UK M ½ Classification: Metalwork-Gold
Morbid Fancies: Victorian Mourning Jewellery
To say that the Victorians had an obsession with death is putting it mildly. They were addicted to death; fascinated by it; entranced by it! Everyone has some sort of morbid interest in death, but …
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Mourning Ring | Unknown | V&A Explore The Collections
Enamelled gold mourning ring, with openwork ornament underlaid with hair and skulls and two coats of arms, one for the Nicholets family of Herefordshire, made in England, 1661
Skeleton Band Memento Mori Ring
A head-to-toe reminder rests inside a classic, gold band. Widths vary in proportion to the size of the ring. (i.e. a size 4 is about 5.2mm wide and a size 10 is nearly 8mm wide).
Attilio Codognato Enamel Diamond Gold Skull Bones and Dices Memento Mori Ring
View this item and discover similar for sale at 1stdibs - Renaissance style Memento Mori skull ring made with champleve multicolored enamels and rose cut diamonds eyes. Mounted in 18Kt gold Signed A. Codognato