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|Laurie Steig | RubyLane.com||Fri, 10 Jul 2015 5:36PM|
Number 155, both pieces are by George Nathaniel Steere, 1906-1911
|Leslie||Tue, 16 Jun 2015 12:16PM|
I was so excited to see the Francis Peirson ring. I am an art historian working on the Copley painting and would love to know if you have any idea where the ring is from, and if you have ever seen any others like it. Thanks very much.
|polly||Tue, 2 Oct 2012 1:41PM|
Hi - I wonder if you can tell me anything more about the ring belonging to Major Francis Peirson. He was the brother of my husbands 4th great grandmother and where the family name of Peirson comes from. It was great to see the photo on your site.
|Ted Perry||Wed, 27 Jun 2012 3:29PM|
A beautiful collection. Does anyone know where such eye miniatures can be purchased. I've been looking for years but gave up some years ago when I could not find any.
|H. Scheiner||Wed, 18 Apr 2012 8:39PM|
Gorgeous collection!!! Sharing some examples of the Lover's eye on Pinterest. Thank you.
|Sue||Tue, 13 Mar 2012 8:01PM|
Wow, what a nice collection of Lover's Eye jewelry!
|Peggy McClard | www.PeggyMcClard.com||Fri, 10 Feb 2012 8:34AM|
What an exceptional collection of antique jewelry!
|Wayne Mitchell | http://antiquejewelryusa.com/||Fri, 21 Oct 2011 6:07PM|
You have many lovely pieces. Thanks for sharing your collection.
|debbie||Mon, 29 Aug 2011 9:39AM|
I inherited a brooch from my Auntie approx. 20 years ago and I just came across it the discription is: gold oval casting approz 14 inch high with black onyx stone in center are firds taking a brid bath in a bowl which looks like some type of brass bowl or gold which would based on the designer, but what mackes this so unusal is that there are cracks in the black stone whcih do not go thru the birds in the center...I could email a photo ..I'm just trying to see what it is worth and possible of selling it...Thanks for for help in advance..Debbie
|Julie||Wed, 2 Mar 2011 7:51AM|
Hi, I was wondering if you might be able to help me. I have a brooch that kinda falls into the category of your items on this page. Your opinion would be most helpful since I can not find any information on it. Thanks J
|Kimmy Kallens | I||Sat, 22 Jan 2011 6:26PM|
My goodness....so many gazing secret lovers ...how are they displayed..?..in a place where one would be admired from afar...or close-by.....absolutely captivating....U
|Ellery||Wed, 19 Jan 2011 4:36PM|
Dear Cathy, what an amazing collection you have!
|Debbie Newell||Sun, 17 Oct 2010 10:05PM|
What a wonderful and amazing jewelry collection you have!! You can sure tell that jewelry making has gone down hill alot...specially with the detailing...thank you for sharing
|MOLAM||Sat, 31 Jul 2010 5:03AM|
So many breathtaking pieces, thank you. It is so wonderful to be able to see other collections. I am going to display my own collection of antique mourning jewellery on my Facebook page www.facebook/molam.delove if you are interested to see it. All welcome. Thanks.
|Ann Ipsen||Sun, 18 Jul 2010 12:48PM|
Beautiful! Thank you so much for sharing.
|manonKavesky||Fri, 11 Jun 2010 6:08PM|
|Wanda L Huls||Sun, 9 May 2010 9:06PM|
Wonderful web site. Beautifully crafted pieces. I have two pieces that I cannot identify.
|john whitenight||Fri, 16 Apr 2010 3:27PM|
|Clif | Berthon from Chatellerault, Poitou, France - on Tribalpages.||Fri, 12 Mar 2010 7:17AM|
Re Item 438 - Berthon Mourning Pendant.About Berthon from Chatellerault, Poitou, France
|Robert Boyajian||Mon, 7 Sep 2009 9:32PM|
Beautiful collection! I enjoyed it alot, its nice that people can see glimses of historical significance.
|Linda Collier||Fri, 4 Sep 2009 8:24PM|
This is the most remarkable collection I've ever seen !!! I've only seen about 3 of these in person and was enthralled by the whole idea.Would love to own just one someday.
|Jean Papin||Fri, 24 Jul 2009 9:46AM|
|Valerie Rawlings||Mon, 25 May 2009 11:29PM|
Fascinating collection Cathy, thanks for posting your collection it is an invaluable resource for researchers and collectors.
|deb||Thu, 21 May 2009 6:46PM|
WOOOOOOW!!!!! This was better than going to a museum...What a collection. I swear! I would rather buy jewelry than eat....
|Vincent MB Pinpin||Wed, 11 Feb 2009 6:29PM|
Wonderful collection! I just have a correction to make for your item "392 Memento Mori enamel slideCirca late 1600s?" - I recognized that this is not just a skeleton but the "Shroud of Turin" showing the linen imprinted with the body of Christ. Clearly it shows all the nail wounds on Christ's hands and feet including the wound on His side and the wounds of the crown of thorns on His forehead. It is shown adored by angels with a monstrance that symbolizes the body of Christ right above it.
|Margot Guerrero||Tue, 23 Dec 2008 9:38PM|
|Sarah | www.sarafinjewelry.com||Tue, 25 Nov 2008 11:47PM|
Astounding collection, Cathy! Wow! I'm almost afraid to look sometimes because it makes me want it all! What a fabulous eye you have, thanks for sharing.
|K. Katherine||Thu, 13 Nov 2008 4:01AM|
What an exquisite collection! I have visually inhaled each lovely piece. Thank you very much for taking the time to share your beautiful treasures!
|Darlene | www.thingsgoneby.com||Tue, 29 Jul 2008 7:33AM|
What a fabulous collection you have! Thank you for sharing it. If you are considering selling any of your memento mori pieces, would you please be so kind as to contact me? I would be grateful. With sincere regards, Darlene Bolyard
|shannon dittbrenner||Sun, 1 Jun 2008 11:22AM|
Wonderful examples of historic jewelry- I love the snakes, eyes and portraits!
|Gloria Fowler||Tue, 29 Apr 2008 1:42PM|
I do love #156 the one on the right. It is amazing. Are you just displaying or interested in selling?
|Nan Skier||Fri, 18 Apr 2008 6:56PM|
Your eye miniature collection is beautiful. Are any of these pieces for sale, or do you know of any eye miniatures available for sale?
|Gaye Breitel||Mon, 3 Mar 2008 1:50AM|
Hi Cathy, It was so nice to meet you at the convention in October. You showed me a birds eye view of your outstanding collection. Thanks for sharing then and now. I'm speechless. Can you hear the oooohs and aaahhs? Kind regards, Gaye
|Jayne||Sun, 27 Jan 2008 7:32AM|
|Kyle Karnes | www.exquisiteminiatures.com||Tue, 1 Jan 2008 1:57PM|
You have put together a rather impressive collection of eye miniatures! I've always been interested in eyes more than any other jewery, but they are sooo hard to find. Good job.
|Veronica McCullough | www.greatvintagejewelry.com||Tue, 4 Dec 2007 8:11AM|
Im supposed to be working on my site-but Im rambling thru your fabulous site! I came here curious to know if you know anything about the designer or country of origin of Dunn Jewelry from the early 20th Century. They produced Gold Taille d' Epargne bracelets and lockets mostly. Im wondering if this is Walter A Dunn, and if it was an American firm, and if there is any connection to JR Dunn Jewelry in FL. Any idea ?
|Don | www.portrait-miniature.blogspot.com||Mon, 16 Jul 2007 12:44AM|
Hello, Congratulations! You have many lovely items in your collection. You may be interested to know that I believe the initials on your miniature no. 27 are not E S H, but instead G S H - for Gerald Sinclair Hayward (1845-1926), who was a highly regarded miniature painter of 1890-1920. Also, in case it helps, I think items 55 and 56 were probably painted around 1900 to 1910.
|R Brown||Mon, 4 Jun 2007 2:58AM|
Thank you for sharing this exquisite collection with us
|kelly nelson||Fri, 11 May 2007 4:12PM|
i would very much like to purchase the garnet pansy necklace from you. i have several Vauxhall pieces, perhaps we could barter? thank-you.
|Cathy Dunn||Mon, 2 Apr 2007 10:56AM|
|Barbara Towell||Sat, 24 Mar 2007 7:24PM|
This is the website I have been waiting for: beautiful antique jewelry, none of it for sale...just a fabulous romp through your criminal hoarding. Thanks very much. Don't sell my email address okay?
|Jo||Sat, 24 Feb 2007 8:15AM|
What fantastic stuff! I am V Jealous! Never heard of lovers' eye before-crazy Victorians. Beautiful. Thank you for sharing your treasures with us.
|sandra||Sat, 6 Jan 2007 8:18AM|
well, i have tons of antique jewellry, but am still very envious of this fabulous collection!
|Steve||Thu, 18 May 2006 7:26AM|
Wow! What a spectacular collection of Georgian and Micro mosaic jewelry! You have a great eye!
|Jaie | jaie.livejournal.com||Mon, 17 Apr 2006 7:44PM|
Stumbled upon your amazing collection. Spectacular!! One thing that may or not be true, I've been told that if pearls are added to a piece it often makes it a mourning piece as pearls are for tears. I've heard this from my grandfather who is an antique dealer and auctioneer and has been for nearly 60 years.
|Linda||Tue, 11 Apr 2006 9:39PM|
I love this beautiful collection! Just wait till I show my friend :) 65 and 66 are wonderful! Then so are the others!
|Charlotte||Tue, 21 Mar 2006 1:50PM|
I've never seen such extraordinary micromosaics. I love all things "spaniel." Fabulous collection.
|colleen||Mon, 20 Mar 2006 1:00PM|
oh so wonderful! Are you selling any of the lover's eye peices? If not do you know where a girl could find a good knock off?
|Julie||Fri, 17 Mar 2006 9:50AM|
Thanks for sharing your collection with us...absolutely incredible stuff!
|Sarah||Mon, 6 Mar 2006 1:49PM|
I stumbled upon your albums- amazing jewelry- do you sell it? I'm especially interested in the lover's eye pieces. Thanks!
|orli||Sat, 14 Jan 2006 11:27PM|
amazing collection of georgian lover'
|richard fauteux||Sun, 25 Dec 2005 10:00AM|
Cathy u are amazing - once u lock onto a new area of interest u are relentless the pursuit - even with resources it is astonishing that u ahve been able to turn up such stunning examples in so short a time. want to add Jensen to youir list of favorites?
|rtz||Sat, 8 Oct 2005 9:50AM|
looking for similar jewelry for sale , can you help?
|james||Wed, 20 Jul 2005 10:07AM|
i am also interested in purchasing any of the Lover's Eye peices, please tell me if you are selling them and how much you are looking for, thanks.
|Lori||Tue, 28 Jun 2005 6:03PM|
I am interested in purchasing "Lover's Eye" pieces.
|Laura||Fri, 3 Jun 2005 11:44PM|
I'd also like to know if these items are for sale.
|roxanne Spring||Fri, 20 May 2005 7:03PM|
Is aany of this Fabulous Jewelry for sale????Plesae tell me if/how I can purchase the item described as eorgian eye miniature enameled mourning ring. Neo-classical design with two urns poised horizontally on the shank. The face panel has an outer rim of black enamel with finely looped gold inlay in a continuous pattern. The center chamber features a beautiful painted eye miniature. Inscription on the inside of the ring is too faint to read, but you can make out the date of 1817.
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