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Teardrop Memories

Size: HUGE 2 3/8" H
19th century Vulcanite Mourning brooch.
Thorwaldsen aka Thorvaldsen Night Reaper Angel carries child aloft child reminiscent of the finest Greek mythology.
Massive memorial, extremely well designed.
Sans closure pin, it could be fashioned into a pendant too!
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Tiny tip of arm chipped off yet so intensely busy not easily seen.
Thought by some incorrectly to be Gutta Percha, Vulcanite became popular for jewelry in the 1850's.
Dark, Emotional, Memento Mori Jewelry.
TearDropMemories.com offers fine Victorian Mourning Jewelry,
Post Mortem photography Rare Funeral collectibles,
Compelling Cemetery art and Ecclesiastical Death related books.
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Vintage Diaries, Circus Freak photos.
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