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An English pendant, c.1540-50, in the form of a skeleton within a coffin, a symbol of death and a memento mori.

The Torre Abbey Jewel ; English pendant, circa Gold with enamel, currently at the V & A Museum, London.

A Memento Mori of a Carved Wooden Coffin (Austria)

Dated 1761 Memento Mori of a carved wooden coffin, enclosing a skeleton in shroud, with ivory skull set behind glass.

Pendant  Museum number: 1978,1002.117  ‘Memento mori’ gold pendant in the form of a coffin enamelled in black and white with a hinged rock-crystal cover and a skeleton in high relief. The reverse and insides are enamelled with tongues of fire.  Date: 16thC  Source: British Museum

Pendant Museum number: ‘Memento mori’ gold pendant in the form of a coffin enamelled in black and white with a hinged rock-crystal cover and a skeleton in high relief. The reverse and.

A French sixteenth-century memento-mori pendant featuring a skull and crossbones, symbols of death.

Pendentif Memento Mori - Or , cristal de roche & émail - France - British Museum

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Memento mori pendant.   Memento mori pendant, made in France in the 16th century (via).

A French sixteenth-century memento-mori pendant featuring a skull and crossbones, symbols of death.

Two-faced memento mori ring, 17th century from the Ashmolean Museum collection.

Two-faced memento mori ring, century from the Ashmolean Museum collection.

Ellen Savage ob 16 Oct 1745 Memento Mori Ring

Victorian memento mori ring with black enamel

Rare Memento Mori Skeleton Ring of 1747, 18k yellow gold and black enamel, depicting a full skeleton, tools of a grave digger, an hourglass and crossed bones. Inscribed "Alex Burden ob 26 Sept 1748 aet 36

Rare Memento Mori Skeleton Ring of yellow gold and black enamel, depicting a full skeleton, tools of a grave digger, an hourglass and crossed bones.

Beautiful coffin pendant with woven hair inside, England, 1703 (source).

(To lu : et nous on a fait ca en bagues en 2005 ! ) Beautiful coffin pendant with woven hair inside, England, 1703 (source).

Skull in carrying case Albert Janz c.1650

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Skull in a case: memento mori Author: Albert Jansz. Vinckenbrinck (Dutch, ca. Date: ca. 1650 Medium: Palm wood, copper, shagreen and gilding Location: Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

A Victorian-era lachrymosa, also called lachrymatory, tear catchers, or tear vials. Sometimes worn on a necklace, sometimes merely held, they were used the gather the tears wept by mourners at funerals. One type of lachrymosa had a special top which allowed the tears to evaporate (signifying the time to stop mourning), others had a sealed top to allow the tears to last for a year, at which point they would be poured on the grave of the person whom the tears were wept for.

Lacrymal - C. Etched Glass Tear Catcher Antique glass tear catcher or scent bottle. In Victorian times (the mid glass vials were used by mourners to collect their tears for the first year after the death of a loved one.

Why is jewelry from United Kingdom so COOL??  Always!  A Magnificent Georgian Memento Mori Skull Snake Stick Pin Circa 1800'S | eBay

A Magnificent Georgian Memento Mori Skull & Snake Stick Pin Circa 1800's

Why is jewelry from United Kingdom so COOL? A Magnificent Georgian Memento Mori Skull Snake Stick Pin Circa

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Memento Mori Mini Coffin (c. 1700).                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Memento Mori Mini Coffin (c.

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Victorian Mourning Brooch - Queen Elizabeth - original painting by Mab Graves

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