Antique Georgian Lover's Lovers Eye Miniature 14k Gold Brooch Pin

Antique Georgian Lover's Lovers Eye Miniature 14k Gold Brooch Pin
Antique Georgian Lover's Lovers Eye Miniature 14k Gold Brooch Pin
Antique Georgian Lover's Lovers Eye Miniature 14k Gold Brooch Pin
Antique Georgian Lover's Lovers Eye Miniature 14k Gold Brooch Pin

Antique Georgian Lover's Lovers Eye Miniature 14k Gold Brooch Pin
ANTIQUE GEORGIAN GOLD LOVER'S EYE BROOCH PIN LOVER'S EYE WATERCOLOR MINIATURE. VELLUM IS PREPARED ANIMAL SKIN OR "MEMBRANE", TYPICALLY USED AS A MATERIAL FOR WRITING OR PAINTING ON. PARCHMENT IS ANOTHER TERM FOR THIS MATERIAL. AND IF VELLUM IS DISTINGUISHED FROM THIS.

IT IS BY VELLUM BEING MADE FROM CALFSKIN. AS OPPOSED TO THAT FROM OTHER ANIMALS. OR OTHERWISE BEING OF HIGHER QUALITY. THE MINIATURE IS PROTECTED WITH BEVELED DOMED CRYSTAL WHICH IS SET IN INTRICATELY HAND CARVED. SCALLOPED GOLD FRAME THE BROOCH HAS GOLD DOMED BACK WITH C CLASP THE BROOCH IS 1 1/16" LONG, 13/16" WIDE THE WEIGHT IS 5.6 GRAMS THE BROOCH IS NOT HALLMARKED, TESTED 14K GOLD EXCELLENT ANTIQUE CONDITION COMMENSURATE WITH AGE THIS PIN IS A PART OF MY COLLECTION.

WHICH I GATHERED FOR MANY YEARS LOVERS' EYES MINIATURES WERE IN FAVOR IN GEORGIAN TIMES, NORMALLY WATERCOLOR, DEPICTING THE EYE OR EYES OF A SPOUSE, LOVED ONE OR A CHILD THESE PIECES WERE USUALLY WORN AS BRACELETS, BROOCHES, PENDANTS OR RINGS WITH RICHLY DECORATED FRAMES, SERVING THE SAME EMOTIONAL PURPOSE AS LOCKETS HIDING PORTRAITS OR LOCKS OF HAIR THIS FASHION STARTED IN THE LATE 1700S AND MINIATURISTS SUCH AS RICHARD COSWAY AND GEORGE ENGLEHEART WERE AUTHORS OF SOME OF THE FIRST PIECES. The item "ANTIQUE GEORGIAN LOVER'S LOVERS EYE MINIATURE 14K GOLD BROOCH PIN" is in sale since Tuesday, March 26, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Georgian, Pre-1837". The seller is "shvarubo" and is located in Pennsylvania.

This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Finland, Australia, Japan, Sweden, Belgium, France, Ireland, Netherlands, Germany, Austria, New Zealand, Switzerland, Norway.


Antique Georgian Lover's Lovers Eye Miniature 14k Gold Brooch Pin


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