Tear Bottles


Forget Me Not Tear Bottle & FREE Matching Tray (BEST SELLER)
Sympathy Gift, Memorial Gift, Remembrance Gift

A sweet nickel-silver "forget-me-not" tear bottle with hand-painted flowers in clear blue enamel wrap around this petite tear-shaped cobalt blue bottle. Forget-me-not flowers symbolize faithfulness and enduring love. Authentic tear bottles by Timeless TraditionsTM are unique and poignant, and steeped in ancient giving traditions. During Roman times mourners captured their tears and buried them with loved ones in a show of affection and respect. While tear bottles have endured for nearly 3,000 years, they reappeared in the 19th century Victorian era in the form of beautiful small bottles, highly decorated with silver and pewter. Bereavement would end when the tears had evaporated but the bottle remained as a token of eternal devotion. Today tear bottles can be used for real tears but are most often given as symbolic gifts to express shared feelings of love, sympathy and remembrance. Approximately 2" high. Includes a brochure that outlines the history of the tear bottle, and small story card. Handblown glass. Packaged in an organza gift bag. Made in USA. SKU: TT-3057 with matching silver tray

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Price: $46.95

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