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Victorian pearls and turquoise mourning brooch (circa 1850)


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BH088

eNum: 0115.EDE.0518

Mid-Victorian period lady’s mourning brooch.

Made in England c1850, it is set in a fine eighteen-carat gold setting, and set with eight natural pearls and eight turquoise stones in a  circular setting.

The centre is decorated with hand-woven human hair, and is applied with the initials of the mourned individual in gold.

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