Antique Victorian Hair Work Black Enamel Mourning Brooch

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Antique Victorian 9ct gold mourning brooch featuring gold ornate detailing with black enamel and woven hair. 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 deceased loved one.

 

The brooch is not hallmarked but it has been tested.

 

MEASUREMENT

The brooch measures 1.7cm in length and 1.4cm in height.

 

CONDITION

Excellent

 

SKU

5402

Antique Victorian 9ct gold mourning brooch featuring gold ornate detailing with black enamel and woven hair. 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 deceased loved one.

 

The brooch is not hallmarked but it has been tested.

 

MEASUREMENT

The brooch measures 1.7cm in length and 1.4cm in height.

 

CONDITION

Excellent

 

SKU

5402

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Christmas Delivery

UK:
Monday 20th December
Rest of World :
Wednesday 1st December


UK

- Sent tracked by the Royal Mail.
2-3 working days delivery time.

- Next Working Day delivery option available at checkout.

International

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- Express delivery option available at checkout.

*Made to Order

Most "Made to Order" pieces require 2-3 weeks to be handmade.

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Ring Size Guide
UK US EUROPE Diameter (mm)
Size J 5 49 15.6mm
Size K 5 1/2 50 16.0mm
Size L 6 51 16.4mm
Size M 6 1/2 53 16.8mm
Size N 7 54 17.2mm
Size O 7 1/2 55 17.6mm
Size P 8 56 18.0mm
 
Bracelet Size Guide
WOMEN LENGTH
Petite 7"/ 17.7cm
Medium 7.5" / 19cm
Large 8.5" / 21.5cm
Extra Large 9" / 22.8
 
Necklace Length Guide
14" Necklace - fits just around then like a chocker.
16" Necklace - will fall around the base of the neck similar to a collar. The fall of the necklace will depend on the individual size of the wearers neck.
18" Necklace - will fall below the throat at the collarbone.
20" Necklace - will fall a few inches below the collar bone, this length is perfect for a lower neckline.
22" Necklace - will fall below a standard neckline.
24" Necklace - will fall below a standard neckline..
36" Necklace - will fall bellow the bust.

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