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Did men wear mourning jewelry?

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Yes, men wore mourning jewelry as well as women. It became popularized during the Victoria era, but was a tradition that has stretched in history far back before this period. Shop an array of authentic mourning jewelry from top sellers on 1stDibs.
1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
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Antique Victorian Cameo Venus & Cupid Mourning Brooch
Located in Montreal, QC
Victorian gold-plated cameo carving of Venus & cupid mourning brooch pendant. The center turn as

Antique 1880s Unknown Victorian Brooches

Victorian Mourning Brooch 14k Gold and Agate Stone
Located in Montreal, QC
14k gold Victorian mourning brooch with Agate stone on the front and oval compartment on the back

Early 20th Century Victorian Brooches


Agate, 14k Gold

Antique Victorian Cairngorm Hair Rose Gold Mourning Brooch
Located in Boston, Lincolnshire
An Antique Victorian c.1840-1860s Mourning brooch. The stone in closed back rose gold setting

Antique Mid-19th Century Scottish Victorian Brooches


Quartz, 9k Gold, Rose Gold

Victorian Gold-Filled Reversible Cameo Hair Mourning Brooch
Located in Birmingham, AL
This Victorian mourning brooch features a design with a man's head cameo, carved in shell in a

Antique Late 19th Century Unknown High Victorian Brooches



French Victorian Vintage Mourning Brooch Pin 18 Karat Yellow Gold
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Victorian style French made Vintage gold mourning brooch pin 18k yellow gold 28.30 grams Cobalt

Antique Early 19th Century Victorian Brooches


18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Antique Georgian Padlock Mourning Brooch, 9k Rose Gold, Hairwork
Located in NEWARK, GB
The sweetest little antique Georgian era padlock mourning brooch or pin. Georgian padlock jewels

Antique 19th Century British Georgian Brooches


9k Gold, Rose Gold

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