Tag Archives: Jewellery

MoMu+Friends meets Wouters & Hendrix

When you are a MoMu+Friend you go places! Recently, Antwerp jewellery designer Wouters & Hendrix opened the doors of their studio to welcome members of MoMu+Friends, the membership programme of MoMu. Katrin Wouters and Karen Hendrix welcomed us with some lovely drinks and took us back to the days when it all started. Did you […]

Mourning jewellery in 19th century Europe

Associated with rituals of death since medieval times, black jewellery became fashionable in the 19th century. Mourning jewellery, such as the cross-shaped and butterfly-shaped jet brooch from the MoMu Collection, was worn on solemn or festive occasions.