Antique Georgian Lovers Eye Miniature Snake Brooch 18ct Gold

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A fascinating antique Georgian Lover’s eye brooch from the late 18th Century featuring a finely detailed lover’s eye miniature preserved behind a glass window. 

Eye miniatures or “Lovers’ eyes” were popular during the 18th and 19th Centuries and depict a miniature eye portrait, belonging to a loved one or spouse. Only the eyes were painted so that their identity remained a secret except to the person they loved. 

The portrait is set in an 18ct gold frame which has developed a lovely, rosy patina with age. It’s bordered by a snake with engraved scales and is depicted swallowing its tail which was a symbol of eternal love.

It’s an extremely rare and highly collectable piece of history and has remained in pristine condition. 

WEIGHT: 1.9 grams 

MEASURES: Height 11mm x Width 21mm x Depth 3mm 

METAL: 18ct Gold (Tested)

AGE: Georgian. (Circa 1780 – 1800) 

CONDITION: Excellent 

ITEM NUMBER: JF9

Antique Georgian Lovers Eye Miniature Snake Brooch 18ct Gold
Antique Georgian Lovers Eye Miniature Snake Brooch 18ct Gold
Antique Georgian Lovers Eye Miniature Snake Brooch 18ct Gold
Antique Georgian Lovers Eye Miniature Snake Brooch 18ct Gold
Antique Georgian Lovers Eye Miniature Snake Brooch 18ct Gold
Antique Georgian Lovers Eye Miniature Snake Brooch 18ct Gold
Antique Georgian Lovers Eye Miniature Snake Brooch 18ct Gold
Antique Georgian Lovers Eye Miniature Snake Brooch 18ct Gold
Antique Georgian Lovers Eye Miniature Snake Brooch 18ct Gold
Antique Georgian Lovers Eye Miniature Snake Brooch 18ct Gold

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