ANTIQUE GEORGIAN MOURNING HAIR BRACELET 18CT GOLD CIRCA 1780. This grand antique Georgian Mourning bracelet features a thick band of braided hair which is tightly woven and a lovely shade of golden brown. Mourning jewellery mirrored the lives and times of the people who wore it. It was a souvenir to remember a loved one or a reminder to the living of the inevitability of death. The band is fitted to a large ornate clasp with a beautiful engraved design across the front and shoulders.
It is fashioned in pinchbeck gilded in 18ct Yellow Gold with Silver workmanship inlaid on top. This is a highly unique piece, very well preserved and a fine example of the majesty and craftsmanship of the Georgian era. MEASURES: 7 ¼ inches in length. WIDTH: 30mm across the band - 45mm across the face of the clasp.
METAL: Silver/ Pinchbeck, gilded in 18ct Gold. Our Antique Jewellery is not kept on the premises for security reasons.
Should you wish to view an item please provide 48hrs notice enabling us to collect from our secure vault. The item "ANTIQUE GEORGIAN MOURNING HAIR BRACELET 18CT GOLD CIRCA 1780" is in sale since Friday, August 2, 2019.This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewellery\Vintage Fine Jewellery\Pre-1837". The seller is "laurelle_ltd" and is located in UK. This item can be shipped worldwide.