Miniatures 04.07.2016
Mourning miniature for a child.

A Boy’s Mourning Miniture

The 1800-1820 period in mourning jewels solidified their necessity and identity within social status and culture. The British, French and…

Lockets 28.11.2012
Stuart Crystal Heart Memento Mori Locket

Memento Mori Stuart Crystal Heart

Several factors in this pendant make it pertinent to symbolic, industrial and cultural history. The truth in this piece is…

Lockets 26.11.2012
Charles II Locket

Charles II Pendant

The reunification of England was crucial to the development of the mourning and sentimental jewellery industry, primarily due to religious…

Lockets 23.11.2012
Charles I Locket

Lockets and Pendants From Early Modern to Today

In the same fashion as rings, lockets and pendants are important in their evolution and personal importance. As relevant as…

Bracelets 24.09.2012
Hairwork Miniature Bracelet

Possible John Wood Dodge Miniature

18K solid case and clasp fittings elaborately engraved and enamelled, housing portrait of (yet) unknown sitter of watercolor on ivory…

Miniatures 21.10.2011
John Barry Miniature Portrait 1785

A Father, A Daughter and an 18th Century Miniature Portrait

An oval double portrait miniature attributed to British artist John Barry (active 1784-1827); one side has sepia miniature portrait on…

Brooches 07.06.2011
Double Portrait Miniature Brooch

Double Portrait Miniature Brooch / Romantic and Idealised Love x 2

The serpent! What a wonderful motif, I think I can safely say that I consider it one of my favourite…