Reserve: 400 EUR MEMENTO MORI Skulptur eines kleinen Tödlein im Holzsarg, L 13,5 x B 4 x T
Bid Live on Lot 193 in the 41st Art Auction - Art | Antiques | Collectibles Auction from Kunstauktionshaus Chiemgau.
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 very height of romanticism. During the Victorian Era, it’s said, the grieving would weep into the delicate containers which turn up now and then […]
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.…
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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,
1stdibs 18K Gold Antique Enamel Skull Memorial Ring Georgian
Queen Anne skull ring in 18K gold and enamel. The interior is engraved "J M dyed October the 11-1711". It is also stamped with the makers mark "CWW". A fantastic piece of memento mori, "remember you must die", jewelry. The ring is a size 8 1/2 and measures 1/8" wide.