Rings 18.01.2012
Mother of Pearl Mourning Ring, Vulcanite

Mother of Pearl Ring, Late 19th Century

Inlaid with mother of pearl, this ring with the initials JB is another odd piece for a time when much…

Art 07.12.2010

c.1870 Mourning Art

Here is an unfinished aspect to this work of art and a balance between realism and the surreal. In the…

Rings 27.08.2010
Heavy Hair Band

An 1876 Hair Ring

I’ve spent the last few Fridays looking at hair bands through the late 19th century, not only because they are…