Lockets 25.09.2010
Memento Mori Pendant Fob Silver Painted Skull Enamel

Defining Memento Mori Though Presentation: 18th Century Skull on Pendant

One of the greatest misconceptions and one of the reasons why the term ‘faux’ is applied to a piece of…

Lockets 17.09.2010
Charles I Miniature Pendant with Pearl

Charles I Royalist Pendant with Enamel and Pearl with Discussion

I don’t think there’s enough that I can say about these Charles I pieces. To me, they represent the inception of an industry that certainly was on the verge of being one of the most culturally important movements in modern history, due to its cross-cultural pervasiveness and obvious necessity. Yes, I’m talking about the industry of mourning.