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Mourning Jewelry

ANTIQUE ENGLISH GOLD HAIR MEMENTO FAMILY NAMES LOCKET BROOCH c1840

445.00

An antique English 9 carat gold (tests thereabouts) pendant / brooch, set with a glass holding a finely constructed hair plume memento with gilt wire & seed pearl highlights, and engraved to the back with the name 'Emily Achsa.' and the family names 'Caroline, Georgina, James, Henry, Ellie, Elizabeth, Samuel, Emma, John'.

Most intrguing, very collectible & wearable too!

CONDITION: Very good. Slight signs of wear commensurate with age and use. Pin fittings old additions.

DATE/MARKS: Around 1820/40. Not marked.

DIMENSIONS: 34 x 31 mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.

WEIGHT: Approx. 10.5 grams.

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