A very rare hand-painted lover’s eye brooch depicting a woman’s eye with curling tendrils of hair on the left side. This miniature portrait is framed by yellow gold worked in repousse style, and finished with a narrow inner fluted frame. The brooch is English, circa 1820-1840.
Georgian Miniature Lover's Eye Portrait Brooch - Pendant c. 1800s
An 1800's English Georgian 18K gold and porcelain enamel memorial pendant with half pearls. This unique pendant is composed of symbolic elements of memorial jewelry. In this piece, the pearl frame signifies tears, the flaming heart and the lover's eye denote a passionate love that had ended.