Collecting 11.12.2011
Skeletal Memento Mori Band / 18th Century

A New Era of Mourning

Welcome to the new Art of Mourning, Dear Mourners! Since 2005, I have endeavoured to educate and inspire a new…

Collecting 21.07.2011
In Memory of Collecting

Helping to Create Memories

A collector is truly the fabric that binds history. Without the collector, the history and the stories of all that…

Collecting 09.03.2011

For Those Who Came In Late: Interview with Jewellery Historian and Creative Director, Hayden Peters

For those who visit this site and experience a new/different area of jewellery that is part of cultrual and social…

Collecting 05.10.2010
Lord Hayden Peters on The Collectors ABC

Doing Your (Art of) Mourning Duty, Keep the Memory Alive!

Help keep mourning alive and not a forgotten memory!

What am I on about now? Well, I need your help in keeping Art of Mourning rolling along. How can you do this? Well, I urge you all to send out links to the site, post on Facebook or any other of the social networking sites out there, join the RSS feed, mailing list or Twitter and let your friends know about the site and all the hard work I put into writing about this fantastic (and quite lost) form of social culture!

Other 17.09.2010
Lord Hayden Peters on The Collectors ABC

The Collectors on ABC For Download

Yes, jewellery collectors and those who fancy an odd curiosity – you can now download ABC’s Collectors with my segment…

Other 11.09.2010

Art of Mourning on ABC’s The Collectors

A few months ago, I was asked to participate on the ABC television show ‘The Collectors’ in Australia and on…

Collecting 26.07.2010

Art of Mourning Schedule Changes

Due to some overwhelmingly kind words and requests, Art of Mourning is going to be doing some changes to the…

Memories 09.07.2010

Art of Mourning: A ReDesign for Living

After a months of living with that rather ordinary WordPress stock design, I’ve taken the liberty of integrating the Art…

Other 20.06.2010

You Can’t Beat the Tweet / The Way We Wear Fair 2010

It’s been an active day tweeting from the floor of The Way We Wear Fair 2010 at Williamstown Town Hall…

Art 10.03.2010

Mourning or Memorial?

I get asked the question a lot of what is mourning and what is memorial. Well, the answer to this…

Collecting 28.02.2010

Interview with Jewellery Historian and Creative Director, Hayden Peters

Hello all, Welcome to my blog of musings about jewellery, history, art and design! Please take some time to read…