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Single Eyes Gaze Out of Antique Cutlery, Tins, and Other Objects in Miniature Paintings by Robyn Rich

6 days ago   |   By Colossal

All images © Robyn Rich, shared with permission
The Georgian era saw the rise in a jewelry trend that's equally sentimental and peculiar: to remember spouses who had died or to honor clandestine affairs without revealing anyone's identity, people would commission tiny renderings of a person's eye to be painted on broaches, rings, and other accessories they could carry with them. Similar to a lock of hair or portrait hidden in a locket, the abstracted feature was anonymous and indiscernible to most but deeply personal to the wearer.
Robyn Rich evokes this centuries-old fad with a...
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