Sentimental Jewellery by Ann Louise Luthi
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The reason for wearing jewellery are more complicated than a basic desire for
self-adornment. People have used charms and amulets from the earliest times to try to
protect themselves against the vast and incomprehensible range of ills that might befall
them. By the seventieth century symbols were beginning to be used for jewelry which was
made not to warn of mortality in general but to commemorate the death of specific
This book is full of such jewelry items. From the Georgian era through the Victorian
era. 40 Pages of colored photo's. Details of their use and and how to locate them in
Silhouettes and other portraits.
||Sepia painted mourning rings.
|This is not a how to book. In this book Ann Louise Luthi
tells the history of sentimental jewellery. She describes the origins of mourning
jewellery and helps the reader to identify these appealing jewels, which can tell us much
about the way in which our ancestors lived, loved and died.
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