Lockets 30.05.2016
Woven hair pendant, early 19th century

Hair Buckle / Garter Pendant

The simplicity and sentimentality of hairwork cannot be understated. It is a material that is intrinsic to only one individual…

Rings 30.01.2012
Blond Hairwork Buckle Band 1881

1881 Blonde Hairwork Buckle Band

This hair band in the form of a buckle houses blonde hair. It is a very fine piece, but the…

Symbolism 20.03.2011
The Belt / Buckle / Garter in Jewellery History

Symbolism Sunday; The Belt / Buckle / Garter

Often a symbol can be so ubiquitous that it disappears from sight. It’s commonly used, often present with other symbols…