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View Resource The Tradition of Anglo-American Mourning Jewelry Screenshot

Today the tradition of mourning jewelry may be a foreign concept to many. Centuries ago, it was more commonplace to wear rings, brooches, pendants, and other jewels in memory of family and friends. This fine digital exhibit from the Massachusetts Historical Society provides a nice introduction to this practice via dozens of items collected as part of the Society's work. The materials here are...

http://www.masshist.org/features/mourning-jewelry