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Zoom VICTORIAN Necklace Antique Victorian Gothic Black Enamel & Gold Plated Mourning Brooch
Zoom Antique Victorian Gothic Black Enamel & Gold Plated Mourning Brooch
Zoom Antique Victorian Gothic Black Enamel & Gold Plated Mourning Brooch
Zoom Antique Victorian Gothic Black Enamel & Gold Plated Mourning Brooch
Zoom Antique Victorian Gothic Black Enamel & Gold Plated Mourning Brooch
Zoom Antique Victorian Gothic Black Enamel & Gold Plated Mourning Brooch
Zoom VICTORIAN Necklace Antique Victorian Gothic Black Enamel & Gold Plated Mourning Brooch
Zoom Antique Victorian Gothic Black Enamel & Gold Plated Mourning Brooch
Zoom Antique Victorian Gothic Black Enamel & Gold Plated Mourning Brooch
Zoom Antique Victorian Gothic Black Enamel & Gold Plated Mourning Brooch
Zoom Antique Victorian Gothic Black Enamel & Gold Plated Mourning Brooch
Zoom Antique Victorian Gothic Black Enamel & Gold Plated Mourning Brooch

Antique Victorian Black Gold Mourning Hairwork Brooch

£145.00 GBP
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Description

Antique Victorian Gothic brooch featuring shiny black enamel set into an ornate gold setting. In the centre of the locket is a glass panel with a beautiful piece of hair work secured inside. On the back of the locket has a stunning inscription reading, "James Shorter Died July 28th 1861 Aged 64. Ann Shorter died March 31st 1878 Aged 80." This piece is very special in design and history.

 

Mourning jewellery dates back to the 16th century, it became popular in the Victorian era when Prince Albert passed away when Queen Victoria went into mourning. The most interesting pieces of mourning jewellery include hair work, which was not necessarily from the deceased much of the hair was imported from Europe to keep up with demand. It was used to create a connection between a deceased loved one.

 

HALLMARKS

None - tested 9ct gold.

 

MEASUREMENTS

The brooch measures 4.7cm / 1.8" in length and 3.9cm / 1.5" in height. 

 

WEIGHT

27.74g

 

SKU

5384

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Our vision at Mayveda is to create a world in which jewellery is truly valued, including the pieces already owned. We believe in buying less, buying quality whilst repairing and restoring pieces for future generations.

For us it is about style which lasts, resulting in future heirlooms for modern women who appreciate luxury, craftsmanship, history and one of a kind pieces. READ MORE >

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Antique Victorian Black Gold Mourning Hairwork Brooch

£145.00 GBP

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Quality

Antique and vintage jewellery normally show signs of age. We aim to sell items that are in excellent vintage condition. Exceptions are sometimes made if the piece is particularly unique or rare.

Accuracy

We seek to provide accurate dates for each item through knowledge, understanding and research. Unmarked items are very difficult to date and therefore such dates must be regarded as estimates.

Warrenty

We offer a six month warranty which is not due to wear and tear and/or negligence after purchase. Antique and vintage jewellery require special care. Select the piece which is appropriate for your lifestyle.

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Beautiful gift wrapping complimentary to you. Carefully wrapped in our signature English made pistaccio green boxes finished with our pink ribbon.

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