Thursday, April 2, 2009

Victorian Mourning Hair Brooches


During the late 1800s, especially in Victorian England, jewelry that included human hair was relatively commonplace. Lockets, brooches and pendants with or without background designs and glass "windows" were the typical pieces; finger rings featuring hair, though not common, were also made.



2 comments:

Laurie said...

A great site and one that I will follow often now that I have found it . . .
Best wishes
Laurie (England)

simplesue said...

I always enjoy learning about the strange things the Victorians did!
Thanks for creating the Gothic Tea Society!

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