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A gilt and green paste hair ornament, circa 1815-1830 The band designed as a highly stylised series of stamped floral motifs, issuing a spray of cushion-shaped green pastes in foiled closed-back settings, mounted in gilt metal

Bonhams : A gilt and green paste hair ornament,

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Cereal heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post once owned this 1880s French hummingbird-in-flight brooch paved with rubies and diamonds; a cabochon emerald is used for the eye. The detachable fitting allows the charming jewel to be worn as a hair ornament.

The Most Magnificent Jewelry at London's Masterpiece Fair

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Frontlet ( hair ornament ), French, 19th century

Tortoise shell, gold, diamond, sapphire, ruby

Queen Anne's Lace Hair Ornament - Louis Comfort Tiffany - 1904 (Back)

Lalique 'Poppy' hair pin. It was exhibited at the Salon de la Société des Artistes Français in 1897. Gold, silver, polished diamonds, open-work, cloisonné, matte translucent, glossy opaque enamel. Musée dOrsay.

A DIAMOND STAR HAIR ORNAMENT Designed as an old mine-cut diamond five-point star to the articulated pin, circa 1870

Art Nouveau head band in the collection of the Scmuckmuseum in Pforzheim, Germany. This work is courtesy of The Antique Jewelry - The Antique Jewelry University

Victorian diamond pendant/brooch/hair ornament with central diamond, weighing approximately 2.5 cts. Findings for brooch and hair ornament conversion in original fitted box. 19th century. Interesting to see the spring on the hair comb that would ensure the ornament is set en tremblant when worn.

DIAMOND AND ENAMEL SWALLOW BROOCH/HAIR ORNAMENT COMBINATION, CIRCA 1890 Rose-cut and old mine diamonds weighing approximately 1.00 carats, applied with white enamel, mounted in 18 karat gold

Hair Ornament (Raggiera) Mark of Carlo Pirotta Milan, Italy About 1860 Silver headdress, consisting of forty five pins with flat openwork heads resting on a pair of interlocking pins with large hollow egg-shaped ends Museum no. 388:1 to 46-1868 Castellani Collection © Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Headpieces, vintage :Cartier (?) Headband 1920's

Diamond floral ornament that can probably be used either as a hair ornament or a devant de corsage.

GEM-SET, SEED PEARL AND JADEITE HAIR ORNAMENT Designed as a floral garland cluster set with seed pearls, centring sixteen semi-translucent carved jadeite plaques of mottled apple green colour, pink and yellow tourmalines of various shapes, and accentuated with red spinels, circa 1910.

Dark tortoiseshell hair pin with 22K gold filigree top in a floral decoration. c. 1860. The Frances Wright Collection.

An Early Victorian gold coral, diamond and enamel stickpin Modelled as a chased gold eagle alighting on a coral, corallium, boulder with gold and black enamel coiled serpent with rose-cut diamond single stone head, circa 1840

Countess Cis gilt metal crystal & pearl hair ornaments. Created cufflinks & buttons for Pierre Balmain & Jacques Fath & moved on to jewelry in the mid 1950s. Worked for Balenciaga for 14 years, creating jewelry for his couture collections. Jewelry was also sold through Lord & Taylor (Cis of Paris) & Bonwit Teller (Countess Zoltowska). Known for signature "crackled" glass cabochons & stones marbled & sprayed with gold. Very few of her pieces signed

India | Gold and ivory hairpin from Orissa | 19th century