Gabriella Kiss Pair of 10k Small Eye Earrings
Details: These earrings are a modern take on a Lover's Eye. Beautiful 14k gold eyes carved into two oval discs - symbolizing that one is being watched over.
During the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries "lover's eye" miniature portraits became a trend. These portraits - depicting the giver's eye - would then be presented to a loved one for them to wear - whether set in a ring, brooch, snuff box, etc.
Measurements: The overall drop is 7/8". The disc is 1/2" wide, 3/8" tall.
Notes: Can also be ordered in 10k.
Origin: Handmade in the Hudson Valley, New York.