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A fine Qajar gem-set and enamelled gold Brooch in the form of a bird on a rose Persia, 19th Century

A fine Qajar gem-set and enamelled gold Brooch in the form of a bird on a rose, Persia, 19th Century

A fine Qajar gem-set and enamelled gold Brooch in the form of a bird on a rose Persia, Century

VERY RARE GEORGIAN LOVERS EYE MINIATURE IN A GOLD & PEARL SET BROOCH. Sold for £1,200.00

VERY RARE GEORGIAN LOVERS EYE MINIATURE IN A GOLD & PEARL SET BROOCH. Sold for £1,200.00

Turquoise was rarely used in the Lover's Eye objects, especially as it was extremely expensive, and so represented financial success.

Secret Messages in Jewelry – The Lover’s Eye

Turquoise was rarely used in the Lover& Eye objects, especially as it was extremely expensive, and so represented financial success.

"Ojos del Amor" o amantes que conspiran en el siglo 18-19. - Interesante y olvidados - vida y curiosidades de épocas pasadas.

Eye miniature with elaborate jeweled frame Georgian Circa late

Egyptian Revival scarab brooch, circa 1900.

blue-sapphire-earrings/ EGYPTIAN Revival__gem set scarab brooch, circa Emeralds, sapphires, pearls, rubies and rose-cut diamonds in yellow gold.

Christie’s. (2002). ENGLISH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1800 -A right eye with blue iris, curling lock of brown hair. Retrieved November 29, 2015, from http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/lot/english-school-circa-1800-a-right-eye-4020345-details.aspx?from=salesummary&intObjectID=4020345&sid=718acb30-5ae0-46f2-a1a9-5a4e6d12a7e5

Christie’s. (2002). ENGLISH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1800 -A right eye with blue iris, curling lock of brown hair. Retrieved November 29, 2015, from http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/lot/english-school-circa-1800-a-right-eye-4020345-details.aspx?from=salesummary&intObjectID=4020345&sid=718acb30-5ae0-46f2-a1a9-5a4e6d12a7e5

In the late 1700s George IV of England's lover gave him a locket with a miniature painting of her eye. The idea behind Lover's eyes jewellery is that the anonymity of the loved one is preserved, while eye contact maintained. (Gee, why would they need anonymity? Affairs much?)

In the late George IV of England's lover gave him a locket with a miniature painting of her eye. The idea behind Lover's eyes jewellery is that the anonymity of the loved one is preserved, while eye contact maintained.

A GEORGIAN ANTIQUE LOVER'S EYE BROOCH. Rectangular brooch, inset with a portrait miniature of a gentleman's left eye, with blue iris, within a border of circular-cut garnets and half natural pearls,

Jewellery "LOVERS EYE". - Interesting and forgotten - life and curiosities of past eras.

Украшения "LOVERS EYE".

Includes my favorites: eye miniatures and other miniature portraits, Stuart Crystals, demantoid garnets, superb turquoise Victorian jewelry, memento mori and other mourning jewelry.

Antique Pendant Silver & Gold Brooch Extraordinarily delicate details

Emporio Armani Classic Watch

Silver, Gold, Enamel and Pearl Pendant Brooch with Painted Eye Miniature, c…

Lover’s Eyes: How Eye Miniatures Became the Mood Rings of the Late 1700s

Yellow-gold brooch with border of 32 natural oriental half-pearls in a floral motif with eight small turquoise stones; brown right eye. Oval locket back with woven brown hair under glass.

Yellow-gold brooch with border of 32 natural oriental half-pearls in a floral motif with eight small turquoise stones; brown right eye. Oval locket back with woven brown hair under glass. Circa 1820.
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