Forget Me Not: A Brief History of Mourning Jewelry

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Manchester Historical Museum

10 Union Street

Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA 01944

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A presentation by Sarah Nehama, artist and collector of antique mourning and sentimental jewelry.

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This talk will illustrate and explain examples of rings, bracelets, brooches, and other pieces of mourning jewelry from the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries. Sarah Nehama will discuss the history, use, and meaning of mourning jewelry as well as related pieces of material culture such as gravestones, photographs, and painted portraits. A number of pieces with New England provenance will be highlighted.

The Manchester Historical Museum will have a reception at 1:30 PM, with the presentation beginning at 2 PM.

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Manchester Historical Museum

10 Union Street

Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA 01944

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Refunds up to 1 day before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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