ANTIQUE VICTORIAN MOURNING BRACELET WITH PEARL CLASP
This lovely Antique Georgian gold mourning bracelet is set with a lovely pearl mourning clasp.
Mourning jewellery mirrored the lives and times of the people who wore it.
It was a souvenir to remember a loved one, a reminder to the living of the inevitability of death, a status symbol, specially during the Victorian Era.
Mourning Jewellery has been worn from the middle ages up until the Victorian era.
Mourning jewellery consists of formulaic rings made of gold and black enamel and decorated with standard memento mori such as skulls and coffins.
Set with 18ct yellow gold which has turned a rosy colour with age.
Beautifully plaited hair that has keep in such good order over the 200 years
weighs 4.62 grams
measures 7 inches its just over a 1/4 inch across
The Pearl clasp measures 15mm x 10mm
ITEM NUMBER 6840