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Series of miniature paintings on wood. These paintings are mounted on jewelry findings to become functional art. This series was inspired by th… Read More
Series of miniature paintings on wood. These paintings are mounted on jewelry findings to become functional art. This series was inspired by the 18th century practice of wearing the miniature paintings of one's lover as a love token. These were often set as brooches, rings, and trinket cases. Sometimes these miniatures were worn to remember the loved ones who had passed on, becoming mourning jewelry. Clouds, skies, or a tear falling from the eye--either painted or set in diamond--indicated that the loved one was lost. Read Less
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