Archival Anecdotes: One way to say "I love you"
June 7, 2021
The art of hairwork is far more intricate than you might imagine. The Eddy County Museum holds two unique specimens of this craft. Both were created as a symbol of love and devotion from a wife to her husband.
Throughout the Victorian Era, hairworks were popular tokens to signify affection, and came in the form of intricate mementos. Hair was formed into bracelets, brooches, earrings, rings...