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Emotional Healing

Updated: Jan 19

The ability of Jet to act as a tool for emotional healing came into its own in the 19th century. There were strict rules for appropriate attire during periods of mourning and in some cases this required the wearing of Whitby Jet jewellery.


Today, many may consider this etiquette as morbid or bleak, but in an era when child mortality was high and life expectancy for adults was low, especially in dangerous industries such as fishing, the routine of wearing black crepe clothing, with dedicatory Whitby Jet jewellery was celebrated as both healing, strengthening and curative for the soul.


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