Hannah Blount

Lover's Eyes Turquoise Scrimshaw Earrings


Two striking eye motifs are hand-scribed into the surface of these perfectly-hued Kingman turquoise droplets. Inspired by the Eighteenth Century fashion of wearing an amulet painted only with the eye of one’s lover—a discreet gesture of love at a time when outward expressions of romance were frowned upon.

  • Kingman turquoise
  • 14K gold
  • Oxidized sterling silver
  • Measure 1 5/8″ x 5/8″ including earwire

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