c. 1880-99 The Met says: A rare example made from the heads and feathers of gulls, this accessory set represents the passion for using bird feathers and bird parts to decorate hats and other high-style fashion accessories in the 19th century. The practice ended in the early 20th century as birds were becoming extinct in order to supply the fashion industry.
The Prairie Necklace Beauty in simplicity… Beauty in nature… The Prairie Necklace by Double R. A long, braided neckpiece in tan deerskin leather, wrapped together with more leather, with long tassel ends and turquoise-colored howlite beads. Lastly, accented with a genuinely beautiful, natural feather. Versatile… natural… ageless…
Dawn Wain creates wearable art out of natural and organic materials. She sources precious and semi-precious stones, crystals, fossils, ancient coins, seashells, feathers, hand carved wood and bones, etc. from all over the world. Materials travel from as far as the Southern Pacific, Southern China Seas, Central America, New Mexico, and New Zealand among other places.
This heart-shaped pendant was worn as head -spear in the back of the body to fight the evil forces .The simplicity of this ornament is typical of ersari tribe as you compare it with the style of the two other main tribes of Turkmenistan, Tekke and Yomud .This is a collector s piece from the early 20th century