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Revista de ArteS - Publicación bimestral digital de arte y cultura - Buenos Aires, Argentina

Revista de ArteS - Publicación bimestral digital de arte y cultura - Buenos Aires, Argentina

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The story goes that the two lovers commissioned miniature eye portraits to be made into tokens they could wear as a symbol of their secret liaison.  With only a portrait of one eye, only the wearer would know the identity of his/her lover.  Hundreds of years later, we are still fascinated by lover’s eye jewelry.

Revista de ArteS - Publicación bimestral digital de arte y cultura - Buenos Aires, Argentina

ANTIQUE LOVERS EYE BROOCH, DEPICTING A PAIR OF BLUE EYES WITHIN A GOLD FRAME DESIGNED AS A SERPENT SWALLOWING ITS TAIL, LG. 1 3/8 IN - Skinner Inc

ANTIQUE LOVERS EYE BROOCH, DEPICTING A PAIR OF BLUE EYES WITHIN A GOLD FRAME DESIGNED AS A SERPENT SWALLOWING ITS TAIL, LG. 1 3/8 IN - Skinner Inc

Custom pet portrait. Original watercolor painting. Dog por Kribro                                                                                                                                                                                 Más

Busca Cuadros en acuarela en Etsy, el lugar para expresar tu creatividad mediante la compra y venta de productos vintage y hechos a mano.

La historia secreta de 'Los ojos de amante': En los siglos 18 y 19, los amantes británicos y europeos ricos intercambiaban "miniaturas de ojos" - símbolos de amor clandestino que incluso ahora, en la mayoría de los casos, es imposible identificar a sus destinatarios o la personas a las que representan. Los expertos creen que hay menos de 1.000 "ojos del amante" en existencia hoy.

La historia secreta de 'Los ojos de amante': En los siglos 18 y 19, los amantes británicos y europeos ricos intercambiaban "miniaturas de ojos" - símbolos de amor clandestino que incluso ahora, en la mayoría de los casos, es imposible identificar a sus destinatarios o la personas a las que representan. Los expertos creen que hay menos de 1.000 "ojos del amante" en existencia hoy.

c.1790-1820: Georgian Eye Jewellery “Eye miniatures came into fashion at the end of the 18th century. In France, where eye miniature seems to have originated, the eye as symbol of watchfulness was adopted by the state police for buckles and belts. In Britain it had a role as a love token, with some eye miniatures glistening with a trompe-l’oeil tear, or a diamond set to imitate a tear.  V and A M

c.1790-1820: Georgian Eye Jewellery “Eye miniatures came into fashion at the end of the 18th century. In France, where eye miniature seems to have originated, the eye as symbol of watchfulness was adopted by the state police for buckles and belts. In Britain it had a role as a love token, with some eye miniatures glistening with a trompe-l’oeil tear, or a diamond set to imitate a tear. V and A M

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