15 Fashion Trends of the Past that Today's Designers haven't Copied ... Yet
Georgian fashionistas wore these mysterious eye broaches or rings, often depicting the eye of their romantic interest.
FINE & RARE GEORGIAN LOVERS EYE PENDANT GOLD ENAMEL & SEED PEARL REVERSE C 1790
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JOHN COX DILLMAN ENGLEHEART (1784-1862)
The left eye of the artist's sister, Mary Cox Dillman Engleheart (1782-1845), later Mrs John Pyne, brown iris with curling lock of brown hair
It’s FRIDAY FASHION FACT! Today we are discussing another very specific piece of fashion history: Lover’s Eye Jewelry. Much like hair jewelry (which I discuss here) while the concept may seem very...
English Georgian Pearl, Porcelain Enamel and Gold Pendant Necklace
An English Georgian 18 karat gold and porcelain enamel Lover’s Eye pendant necklace with half pearls. The pendant necklace has 47 half pearls approximately 3 mm. in size surrounding the pendant. This unique pendant is composed of symbolic elements of memorial jewelry. In this piece, the pearl frame signifies tears, white--a traditional memorial color--is used heavily, and a bucolic garden--yet another symbol of memorials--is featured prominently. The flaming heart and the lover's eye denote…