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Lover's Eye - Victorian Mourning Snuff Box - Pill Box  - original painting by Mab Graves

Lover's Eye - Victorian Mourning Snuff Box - Pill Box - original painting by Mab Graves

Cabinet of Curiosities Specimen no 28  The Locust Eye by mabgraves

Cabinet of Curiosities Specimen no. 82 - The Locust Eye Fly - original insect painting by Mab Graves

Ocene Plague, lustik: Cabinet of Curiosities - Mab Graves

There was an actual form of century portrait that displayed only the eye of a person, typically bearing the image of a crush or sweet hearts eye with the idea being only someone who looked at the eye of a person that closely would know who it was of.

A Grimmsical Tale of Curiosities | An interview with Mab Graves

Butterfly with bones head on its wings ! And a beautiful eye in an heart shape. I love the universe of Mab Graves

cufflinks with lovers eyes---- Rare Pair Georgian Lovers EYE Miniatures IN Rose Gold 1790 Private Collection | eBay

Rare pair georgian lovers eye miniatures in rose gold 1790 - private collection

cufflinks with lovers eyes---- Rare Pair Georgian Lovers EYE Miniatures IN Rose Gold 1790 Private Collection

This weird little eye candy piece is painted on a teeny tiny 1/4 inch canvas set into a vintage 3/4 inch cameo frame fixed onto a sweet hand painted, enameled honey bee pin/brooch setting.

This weird little eye candy piece is painted on a teeny tiny inch canvas set into a vintage inch cameo frame fixed onto a sweet hand painted, enameled honey bee pin/brooch setting.

Lover’s eyes are hand-painted portraits on ivory which were popular in England between the 1780s and 1830s. The history of this jewelry style is as juicy as the paintings are gorgeous. Since romantic love didn’t typically exist within the confines of a marriage at this point in history, affairs were pretty common. So how would you show your loyalty to your lover? By wearing a sentimental portrait of an unidentifiable part of their person, of course.

A Collection of "Lover’s Eyes" Jewelry. Lover’s eyes are hand-painted portraits on ivory which were popular in England between the and

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