The intricate letters on this brooch spell the name Victoria. This is made from Whitby jet, mined from Whitby in North Yorkshire, England. Jet was a fashionable jewelry choice, again because Queen Victoria made mourning attire the fashion.
ANTIQUE VICTORIAN MEMENTO MORI MOURNING HAIR BRACELET WITH ORIGINAL PHOTO OF DECEASED IN LOCKET AND INSCRIPTION ON REVERSE…AVAILABLE NOW! $350.00