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Blair Lauren Brown
Blair Lauren Brown designs and produces a handcrafted, Alaskan jewelry line in Brooklyn, New York. Born into a 115-year legacy of pure, raw gold nugget jewelry, Blair hand finishes every piece with a deep appreciation for nature and a commitment to environmental and humanitarian sustainability. Her designs include raw uncut diamonds, recycled precious metals and ethically mined Alaskan raw gold nuggets that allow a unique story to be told through each individual piece. Her newest pieces in The Devoted Collection of rings celebrates devotion, ritual, ceremony and partnership.Follow Blair Lauren Brown on Pinterest
Wow, this is so incredibly creepy. Spectacular Victorian 1.30 Ct diamond rare mamento by hawkantiques
18k Victorian Enamel Heart Locket Ring with Woven Hair Under Glass, 1845, "In Memory Of" around the band.
Georgian Mourning Ring dated 1768. Commerating the passing of a 17 day old baby. The funeral urn made from the babies hair
Petite Memento Mori Stacking band in 14k yellow gold with white opals / Skull Ring / October Birthstone ring /
Elegant 19th Century Envelope Ring Also note the hair being inside a compartment, a popular style from the late 1860s onwards, as opposed to larger earlier styles.
Finger-ring locket, gold, 17th century. shoulders with scrolls reserved on ground of black enamel; oval bezel opening as locket, containing enamelled portrait of Charles I with blue ground; lid has table diamond in square setting on ground with scrolls on black enamel; edges and back of bezel are also enamelled in black. (British Museum, AF.1439)
Georgian Old Mine Cut Diamond Mourning Ring. Georgian enamel and old mine cut diamond mourning ring with black and white urn detail on shank. Braided hair behind the crystal. " A Dunlap Died 8th June 1803 Age 54". Circa 1800, English in Origin.
Ring of gold enamelled in pale blue, white and black and set with diamonds, decorated with skull and crossbones and nielloed inscription: probably English, 17th century. From the National Museum of Scotland.
Georgian Mourning Ring of two unmarried siblings as indicated by the use of white enamel. Photo courtesy of The Walters Art Museum.
18k gold with a carved agate skull surrounded by rose- and old-cut diamonds and black enamelling, with hallmarks for London 1852. It has an interior inscription on the ring that adds another fascinating layer of history: Inscribed “James Dixon Obit 1852,” it memorialises James Dixon, a well-known English silversmith and founder of the family firm of James Dixon & Sons.