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Cut Steel Hair Ornament Georgian Period

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Directory: Estate Jewelry: Other Metals: Pre 1837 VR: item # 1018867

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Cut Steel Hair Ornament Georgian Period
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Here is one of last month's glorious finds. We showcase a honey tortoise hair ornament, magnificently adorned with generous bits of cut steel set to swirl in concentric circles that meet a central star. At the time cut steel was made as a wearable ornament, there was not electricity. The steel facets of every varying size bit give ultimate glitter to your day or evening be you a blond, brunette or redhead. The steel is in original condition and maintains its integrity of color. The design incorporates solid and open areas allowing contrast with your hair color. The comb serves as a tiara as well as an accessory to hold your hair in place . Each bit is hand cut, hand faceted as if it were a diamond of the period and hand polished, then set in its place. There are times when simple clothing is a backdrop for a fabulous, accessory. Be it a bridal party, or dinner out, jewels of cut steel make a unique compliment and a personal statement of style. This type of jewelry was terribly work intensive and is now an art lost to history.

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