I really like this. However, I feel like if she turned her head too quickly, that hanging thing would poke an eye out. :-(

I really like this. However, I feel like if she turned her head too quickly, that hanging thing would poke an eye out. :-(

The Jealous Curator /// curated contemporary art /// “welcome to boburg”

The Jealous Curator /// curated contemporary art /// “welcome to boburg”

Halo Scroll tiara. Created in 1936 by Cartier, the tiara was purchased by Prince Albert, Duke of York, for his wife, Elizabeth. They gave it to their daughter Princess Elizabeth on her 18th birthday. It has since been loaned to Princesses Margaret and Anne, and to the Duchess of Cambridge for her wedding.

Halo Scroll tiara. Created in 1936 by Cartier, the tiara was purchased by Prince Albert, Duke of York, for his wife, Elizabeth. They gave it to their daughter Princess Elizabeth on her 18th birthday. It has since been loaned to Princesses Margaret and Anne, and to the Duchess of Cambridge for her wedding.

RENAISSANCE GEMSTONE RING. Western Europe, 16th century, gold, tourmaline, bezel 13 x 10 x 5 mm, Octagonal box bezel set with a fine step-cut tourmaline; double crescents on the sides, the joints in the shape of claws to hold the stone; rear of the bezel engraved with rays once filled with white enamel (traces remain). carved in high relief with volutes. Traces of enamel.The tourmaline was thought to heal physical and mental disorders and prevent death.

RENAISSANCE GEMSTONE RING. Western Europe, 16th century, gold, tourmaline, bezel 13 x 10 x 5 mm, Octagonal box bezel set with a fine step-cut tourmaline; double crescents on the sides, the joints in the shape of claws to hold the stone; rear of the bezel engraved with rays once filled with white enamel (traces remain). carved in high relief with volutes. Traces of enamel.The tourmaline was thought to heal physical and mental disorders and prevent death.

A Tewa Girl photographed by Edward Curtis in 1906. Half-length portrait, facing front, hair arranged in "squash blossom" fashion.

A Tewa Girl photographed by Edward Curtis in 1906. Half-length portrait, facing front, hair arranged in "squash blossom" fashion.

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