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TYBET FABRIC  Floral motif of soft wool tybet fabric, of which the skirt was made.  Western Krakowiak Folk, Rudawa, P. Kraków, early 20th c.

TYBET FABRIC Floral motif of soft wool tybet fabric, of which the skirt was made. Western Krakowiak Folk, Rudawa, P. Kraków, early c.

Victorian mourning jewelry, circa 1860, Victorian

Victorian mourning jewelry circa 1860 Victorian mourning jewelry set, brooch and earrings. Set with seed pearls and black onyx. Blonde hair set behind beveled glass and in the earrings, faceted glass.

(O F F E R I N G) Antique Georgian Flat-Cut Garnet Mourning Locket which holds dried Orchid blossoms. This is a large and flat double-sided glass locket that can only hold pictures. Comes with a…MoreMore #AntiqueJewelry

(O F F E R I N G) Antique Georgian Flat-Cut Garnet Mourning Locket which holds dried Orchid blossoms. This is a large and flat double-sided glass locket that can only hold pictures. Comes with a…MoreMore #AntiqueJewelry

LATE RENAISSANCE DIAMOND CLUSTER RING WITH OPIUM COMPARTMENT, Spain?, about 1630–1640, gold, diamond. Such ring was “locket ring,” which contained miniature of loved ones or of royal or political persons. Some rings with compartments held religious relics, but others were intended to contain poison to allow the surreptitious removal of enemies or rivals by lacing their food or drink. The compartment was intended to contain an opiate in some form or other. The whole bezel represents the…

Diamond Cluster Ring with Opium Compartment - c. 1640 - diamonds and gold - “locket ring” could contain miniatures of loved ones or of royals or religious relics - others were intended to contain poison, usually an opiate - bezel represents the poppy