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  • Antique Lover's Eye Painting in 14K Yellow Gold Frame under Beveled Glass
  • Antique Lover's Eye Painting in 14K Yellow Gold Frame under Beveled Glass
  • Antique Lover's Eye Painting in 14K Yellow Gold Frame under Beveled Glass
  • Antique Lover's Eye Painting in 14K Yellow Gold Frame under Beveled Glass
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Antique Lover's Eye Painting in 14K Yellow Gold Frame under Beveled Glass

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Lover's Eye jewelry was created in the Georgian period (late-1700s) as a way to honor and be close to one's love without having to give away his or her identity. The theory being that only a lover could identify the object of his or her affection solely by the eyes. Most examples of this type feature just one eye, and pieces with two eyes are rare.

Queen Victoria brought the fad back nearly a hundred years later and commissioned lover's eye pieces of her children, friends, and favorites.

This piece, impossible to date but possibly Georgian (it's backed, as was nearly all Georgian jewelry), is made of 14K yellow gold and has a beautifully painted partial portrait of an anonymous woman held under beveled glass.

DETAILS
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METAL: 14K Yellow Gold
MEASUREMENTS: 25mm x 21mm

CARE & MAINTENANCE

As with anything of value, especially sentimental value, taking good care of your jewelry will enhance its beauty and extend its lifespan.

We encourage you to have your jewelry checked and cleaned by us or by your trusted local jeweler every six months, to ensure that each piece is in good wearable condition with all gemstones in place. It’s not uncommon for stones to loosen over time, and it’s much easier to tighten a loose stone than to replace a lost one!