Mourning Jewelry - Black Jewelry, Black Onyx, or Bog Oak, Black Glass from Bohemia. Popularized during Queen Victoria's period of mourning (1891-1901). upon the death of her Prince Albert Consort. Also Hair Jewelry is included in this period. The first genuine Jet comes from Whitby, England, where over 200 workshops produced victorian era Jewelry. Jet Jewelry was considered proper wear during the first year of mourning, then diamonds or pearls were allowable during the second period of mourning.
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