My Lover's Eye Pin

$ 60.00
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This type of brooch became popular in the 18th Century England when the Price of Wales fell madly in love with a woman he was forbidden to marry. He sent her a gold pin that contained his portrait... but only his eye. It quickly became the "fashion" and became popular. Brass with 18K gold plating a small seed pearls. A glass lid that opens like a locket for adding your own portrait or keepsake. Pin back. 1 1/4" long and 1" tall. Perfect for those who love antiques or historical pieces.