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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

A PAIR OF GEORGIAN DIAMOND EAR PENDANTS   Each designed as an old European-cut diamond floret, suspending a similarly-set openwork pendant, with closed back, mounted in silver and gold, circa 1790

A PAIR OF GEORGIAN DIAMOND EAR PENDANTS Each designed as an old European-cut diamond floret, suspending a similarly-set openwork pendant, with closed back, mounted in silver and gold, circa 1790

Georgian settings were always made to accommodate the stones, not the other way around. So no two Georgian engagement rings are ever alike. Learn more about rings made and worn during the time of Marie Antoinette.

Georgian settings were always made to accommodate the stones, not the other way around. So no two Georgian engagement rings are ever alike. Learn more about rings made and worn during the time of Marie Antoinette.

"Georgian" Garnet Earrings. Delightful, dusky mid-nineteenth century ear drops glisten and glow with flat, foil-backed wine red garnets arrayed in a classic flower design. Dark and romantic antique jewels equally alluring by daylight and candlelight

"Georgian" Garnet Earrings. Delightful, dusky mid-nineteenth century ear drops glisten and glow with flat, foil-backed wine red garnets arrayed in a classic flower design. Dark and romantic antique jewels equally alluring by daylight and candlelight

Georgian Antique Green Beryl and Diamond Pendant - Vintage Jewelry

Georgian Antique Green Beryl and Diamond Pendant

Georgian Paste EarringsUsed to have some very similar when I was very young but they were not for pierced ears because my ears were not pierced then.

Georgian Paste EarringsUsed to have some very similar when I was very young but they were not for pierced ears because my ears were not pierced then.

AN EXQUISITE PAIR OF GEORGIAN DIAMOND EAR PENDANTS   Each drop-shaped pendant centering upon an independent pear-shaped diamond, within an old mine-cut diamond frame, suspended by a diamond collet from a similarly-set surmount, mounted in silver and gold, circa 1800, with later findings, in a red leather case

AN EXQUISITE PAIR OF GEORGIAN DIAMOND EAR PENDANTS Each drop-shaped pendant centering upon an independent pear-shaped diamond, within an old mine-cut diamond frame, suspended by a diamond collet from a similarly-set surmount, mounted in silver and gold, circa 1800, with later findings, in a red leather case

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