Tear Bottles have been a part of our world's history since before Christ's time. Historians have found their evidence in ancient Rome and Egypt. Legend has it that our ancestors have used the small glass vessels to collect their tears, as a means for mourning and respect. Today, modern Tear Bottles are given to symbolize the emotions of love, joy, sorrow and remembrance.
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*Dionysio Miseroni, silver-gold mounts by Hanns Reinhardt Taravell – Vase in rock crystal, Prague, 1651-1653
Flacon-coussin | Très rare. 1825
Vintage esmalte Ormolu
Fabergé Carved Rock Crystal, Gold, Enamel and Diamond Parasol Handle, Workmaster Michael Perchin, St. Petersburg, circa 1890. photo courtesy Sotheby's the carved rock crystal handle of T-shape, the collar enameled pink over a wavy guilloché ground and set with undulating bands of rose-cut diamonds and intertwined bands of chased gold laurel leaves, the upper and lower borders with bands of leaves enameled green interspersed with diamonds and circles of opaque white enamel