Antique Victorian taille d'epargne gold filled momento mori mourning bar brooch pin
Classic Victorian taille d'épargne bar brooch. These pieces were commonly called memento mori jewelry and used to remember loved ones. This gold filled brooch showcases master craftsmanship with the custom tube hinge and c-clasp. There are small areas with black enamel paint in the center. There is somewhere and only a small amount is still left. Good wearable condition with good working hinge.
Brooch measures 1 and 7/8ths of an inch long and 1/2 of an inch tall.