Examples of miniature eye portraits from (V & A Museum) include a brooch with diamond tears and an ivory case with eye and deceased person’s name and date of death. Teardrop, Eye Miniatures, Golden Eye, States Police, Georgian Eye, Eye Jewellery, Lovers Eye, Eye Jewelry, Tear Drop
Also on these boards
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
Gold ring with heart-shaped miniature surmounted by gold-and-diamond crown; blue right eye. Red silk ribbon under glass on reverse.
Lover's Eyes: hand-painted portraits on ivory which were popular in England between the 1780s and 1830s. usually a literal portrait of a lover's eye, could be worn while keeping your lover's identity secret. the "single eye also symbolized the watchful gaze of a jealous partner, who feared that his or her lover might stray."
Georgian lover’s eye brooch, circa 1830. I will never get tired of these. I would love to own one, and to exchange new ones with my closest friends. No one does that kind of needlessly romantic sort of thing anymore.