Aeternum's range of Mourning jewellery is designed to offer people who are grieving a death "something to hold in times of sorrow".
Developed by Aeternum founder and Austrian artist Ninja Evangelista, the jewellery is intended to be worn by a person throughout their life, before becoming a sentimental heirloom for their family when they die.
The collection features a number of different pendants with highly embellished finishes, achieved by Evangelista through a combination of metalwork and cross-stitch techniques.
"[Evangelista] creates sentimental jewellery and fashion artefacts out of her London studio, exploring the intersections between life and death, art, and identity," explained Austrianfashion.net.
"Evangelista creates pieces that become something to hold in times of sorrow, and her designs are meant to create a positive impact in the lives of people who need it the most."
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