Camphor Glass Mourning Necklace
Dating to the 1890's, this pendant is made of sterling silver, camphor glass and marcasites. The center contains a bouquet of flowers which is a popular theme seen in antique mourning jewelry.
Mourning jewelry dates back to the 16th century with popularity reaching an all time high during the Victorian era. Pieces were created or purchased to honor the death of a loved one and mourn their passing.
Pendant measures 1.5 inches & is attached to an 18 inch labradorite & silver rosary chain.