Rings 28.04.2014
Onyx ring with willow and urn

The Urn, Willow and Onyx in the 18th Century

The urn and willow captured the imagination of the 18th century like no other mourning symbols. Their prominence of design…

Accessories 22.10.2012
Onyx Earrings

Progressive Style Onyx Earrings

Very Edwardian in style, these earrings show delicate forget-me-nots with pearls, resting on onyx. Onyx became a popular feature, taking…

Brooches 15.08.2012
Mid-19th Century Brooch Mourning

Empire Style Takes Control in this Victorian Brooch

Bolder style was in its element during the 1860s. This can be attributed to the mourning of Queen Victoria from…

Rings 23.05.2012
Georgian Cameo Mourning Ring

Mourning Onyx Cameo Ring, Rich with Symbolism

One of the more unusual and exciting things about collecting antique mourning jewels is to see how they have been…

Rings 11.01.2012

Mourning Cameo Onyx Ring, Late Victorian

Mourning cameos have been set in jewellery from the mid 18th Century as popular items. Different materials have been used,…

Rings 01.07.2011
Urn Willow Onyx Mourning Ring

An Onyx Urn and Weeping Willow Ring Forever After

If you know me well enough, you may think this is hypocritical, but sometimes I often buy jewellery to wear….

Rings 18.09.2010
Mourning Cameo Ring Victorian

Late Victorian Mourning Cameo Ring

Mourning cameos have been set in jewellery from the mid 18th Century as popular items. Different materials have been used,…

Accessories 29.04.2010
French Mourning Set

Spotlight On: Sets

19th Century French and German mourning sets are still available and complete today (if one looks hard enough) and consist…