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Artist Spotlight: Fatima Ronquillo - Katie Considers

There are few things I love more than stumbling upon an artist I adore. My latest find? The work of Santa Fe-based painter Fatima Ronquillo. I came across her work on Pinterest while perusing images of Victorian lover’s eyes (one of my many random obsessions). Clearly, Fatima and I have some interests in common! The […]

An Important Figa Collection & Its Rich History by Ariana of Marteau - Gem Gossip - Jewelry Blog

The Figa–rich in history and quite elusive to some. What does it mean? And where did the talisman originate? I was mesmerized by a collection which has been in the making for years–that of Ariana Boussard-Reifel, owner of Marteau (formerly Mode Marteau) who has a penchant for vintage and antique anything, but especially jewelry. I Continued

Catching Feelings: The Myth of Victorian-Era Tear Catchers | Haute Macabre

I've had this article on my to-write list for months — tear catchers or "lachrymatories," those gilded vials you often see next to mourning wreaths and crushed velvet capelets, are the

Stuart Skull Bones Rare Pre Georgian Memento Mori Ring

Memento Mori stands for “remember you must die” the skull motif is a prominent motif of the Memento Mori, only jewellery can convey a harsh reality in such an elegant form as expression of people mortality Authentic pre - Georgian Stuart period example - English origin crafted during 1680 ca of solid 22 KT gold professionally tested, marked with several hallmarks hard to read due to the wear Fascinating skull & cross bones depicted and kept under glass Gorgeous oval head measuring 12 mm. x…

Antique Victorian Acrostic "Dearest" Ring

View this item and discover similar for sale at 1stdibs - This splendid mid-Victorian acrostic ring is set with stones that spell out the romantic sentiment 'dearest'. With a central Diamond, the others are: Emerald,

SALE Antique Victorian Earrings. Mourning Jewelry. Gutta | Etsy

Antique Victorian Earrings. Bold, hinged drops of gutta percha and Vulcanite, with a single tiny pin of Whitby jet securing each flower. Beautiful design with bold geometric lines, and charming organic leaves and flowers. Thicker gauge wires in 14K gold. In good condition, with a beautiful soft patina to the crevices of one of the flowers. A very rare and handsome set of Victorian earrings. 2 inches / 5 cm tall

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SKULLS, SKELETONS AND SNAKES - A BRIEF HISTORY OF MEMENTO MORI AND MEMORIAL JEWELRY - Primavera Gallery

It is a great art to die well and to be learnt by men in health…Place your coffin in your own eye: dig your own grave. -Jeremy Taylor, 1665 Death. It is an unavoidable aspect of all human life, but in our culture it is a taboo subject – discussed only when necessary, and even then, usually in a whisper.…