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Lover’s Eyes Lover’s eyes are hand-painted portraits on ivory which were popular in England between the 1780s and 1830s. The history of this jewelry style is as juicy as the paintings are gorgeous. Since romantic love didn’t typically exist within the confines of a marriage at this point in history, affairs were pretty common. So how would you show your loyalty to your lover? By wearing a sentimental portrait of an unidentifiable part of their person, of course.
Vintage brass etched cathedral locket casing with a 1/2 inch Lover's Eye portrait (newly painted by mabgraves) set into the center of the cover.
This is a genuine Georgian ring that I received as a gift, it was sent from England. It is handpainted with a blue eye, under crystal. It is set in
Eye miniature with tear - Edwardian Circa early 1900s - Lovely woman's eye miniature painted on card and set in a 14K frame inset with seed pearls