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Eye Jewelry

Eye Jewelry

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An Antique Yellow Gold and Seed Pearl Lover's Eye Brooch, 2.50 dwts.

An Antique Yellow Gold and Seed Pearl Lover's Eye Brooch

An Antique Gold, Silver and Paste Lover's Eye Brooch, 3.00 dwts.

Snakes and Eyeballs. No Longer the Symbols of Romance.

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focus-damnit: (via Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Portrait of a Right Eye)

the poetry of material things

Regency Seed Pearl Mourning Gold Locket with Lover's eye miniature, woven hair, and initials.

Mourning Lockets | SUKI SUKI

Georgian Eye Brooch

Turquoise Lover's Eye brooch

loveisspeed.......: Lovers Eye...

eye jewelry antique | Vintage lover's eye jewelry pendant

Vintage lover's eye jewelry pendant | Tokens of Love | Pinterest

Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Memorandum Case with a Portrait of a Woman's Left Eye

unusual brooch depicting both eyes


Pocket watch with lover's eye


Pin - Portrait of a Right Eye, c. 1800, English, Watercolor on ivory.

COLLECTION OF FOUR PORTRAITS OF EYES, CIRCA 1820 AND LATER Comprising: an asymmetric heart-shaped brooch, containing a miniature depicting a gentleman's right eye, with brown iris; a rectangular brooch, inset with a portrait miniature of a gentleman's left eye, with blue iris; a pear-shaped pendant set with a miniature of a gentleman's right eye with brown iris and miniature of a lady's right eye with brown iris, to a repoussé frame, circa 1830, all painted on ivory

Oval brooch and pendant surrounded by 14 split pearls with 14 small satellite pearls; brown left eye. Inscribed initials on reverse: “J.A.T.,” “W.V.T.,” “J.M.T.” Circa 1835–40., from the Birmingham Art Museum


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antique jewelry lover's eye bracelet

Eye portrait (Lover's eye), circa 1800 Brooch Originally created as intimate tokens of affections between lovers or families, the first of these was thought to have been commissioned in the 1780s by the English Prince Regent for his lover Mrs. Fitzherbert. They were popular in England and France, but rare in America. After 1800 eye portraits often were associated with mourning and fell out of fashion by the 1840s. Gold, glass, watercolor The Henry Ford Collection

antique Georgian Lover's Eye pearl and crystal brooch

Georgian Eye Jewellery

Lover's Eye in a heart-shaped gold locket.

Fatima Ronquillo

lovers eye brooch

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It is said that in the 18th and 19th centuries, wealthy british and european lovers exchanged ‘eye miniatures’ - love tokens so clandestine that even now it is almost impossible to identify their recipients or the people they depict. They were meant to be worn inside the lapel, near the heart.

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Victorian Mourning Brooch - Irish Lover's Eye - by mabgraves

Victorian Mourning Brooch - Irish Lover's Eye - original painting by Mab Graves

"Bound Hand with Lover's Eye" 7x5 inches, oil on panel at Meyer East Gallery