Lockets 09.06.2014
American Daguerreotype Locket Jewel

American Mourning & Sentimental Jewelry From the 19th Century

Perspectives and perceptions of sentimentality and mourning in popular thought and culture are cemented within the second half of the…

Brooches 13.08.2012
1854 American 19th Century Brooch Mourning

Philadelphia Mourning Brooch, c.1850

There is a unique simplicity to sentimental jewels with hairwork which is reflected in the design, and this particular brooch…