We continue with the mourning jewelry exhibit. Today’s samples are of hair work designs from the Victorian era. Yes, hair! Usually plaited and woven into intricate designs. Serpents (eternal life) and anchors (hope) were popular themes.
Today’s modern designs don’t have the symbolism and not many bracelet selections are available. Regardless, the urn jewelry is very popular with our families.
Have a lovely weekend!
Today’s tip for better living: If you HAVE hair….consider donating to Locks of Love.
[…] Plaited hair woven into the eternity/infinity symbol..serpent style! These styles are very collectible and I recently talked with a funeral director in Ohio who collects the hair art. Would the community come out for an exhibit on Memento Mori….at the funeral home? […]