St Valentine Necklace
Handmade in Melbourne by Clara Carija and exclusive to Victoria's Kingdom
Mourning jewelry has been around since at least the 16th century, but it is widely associated with the Victorian Era, when mass production made it affordable. The trend reached its high point after the death of Prince Albert in 1861, when Queen Victoria, as well as members of her court, wore black clothing and matching mourning jewelry for decades.
It is believed that Onyx is a powerful protection stone, Black Onyx absorbs and transforms negative energy, and helps to prevent the drain of personal energy. Black Onyx aids the development of emotional and physical strength and stamina, especially when support is needed during times of stress, confusion or grief.
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These charms are made using the lost-wax process, also called cire-perdue, method of metal casting in which a molten metal is poured into a mould that has been created by means of a wax model.
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