Sympathy Gift, Memorial Gift, Remembrance Gift
Silver-banded cobalt blue tear bottle with genuine Austrian Swarovski® crystal in cap. 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 to show 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, the 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 matching 2" silver tray, a brochure that outlines the history of the tear bottle, as well as a story card. Story card reads: "As you comprehend this profound loss let yourself cry knowing each tear is a note of love rising to the heavens."
Handblown glass. Arrives in organza gift bag. Made in USA. SKU: TT-1008 with matching silver tray
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