There’s more to see...
Come take a look at what else is here!

Hair Ornaments

Hair Ornaments

  • 152 Pins

South India | 4 part plait / braid ornament; silver, set with diamonds, rubies and pearls | ca. 1890 - 1910 | Al-Thani Collection

Plait Ornament (jadanagam)

A fine silver-gilt and enamelled hairpin, in "en tremblant" style, from Kajetan Fiedorowicz, which (unusually) is decorated on both sides. It is in good condition, too. Probably early 20th c - in any case of good early date, and it was worn by the user. (Joost Daalder)

Bird of paradise; attachment for a man’s headdress | Papua New Guinea, Western Highlands Province: Mount Hagen area; age uncertain | Height 43 cm, Width 18 cm | Bird of paradise (hunted with bow and arrow) South Australian Museum, Adelaide | Given to donor at the Mount Hagen Show in 1990 | Ethnic Jewellery and Adornment, page 122.

Enguerrand Suau de la Croix hair pin, c. 1900. Enamel plique-à-jour cabochons depict two wings | Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France


.Tiara frontage? Comb top? Infuriating that i don't know what!

  • BarbaraAnne

    me neither. I must find out!

Lily Cole, Christian Dior Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2007. Star hair ornaments

Edwardian Diamond Hair Clip | A Belle Epoque diamond set hair clip. Mounted in platinum. Signed T.B. Starr.

Edwardian Diamond Hair Clip |

Circa 1910 Pearl Gold Large Hair Barrette. Art Nouveau 14K Yellow Gold and Natural Pearl Large Hair Barrette Hand Engraved Design. Country of origin: United States. Work, measuring 4 1/2 X 1 3/4 inch.

Circa 1910 Pearl Gold Large Hair Barrette |


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,

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

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


Antique 18kt Gold, Opal, and Amethyst Hair Ornament, designed as cabochon opal flowers within closed bezels, old mine- and rose-cut diamond accents, and sugarloaf amethysts.

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

A History of Jewellery - Victoria and Albert Museum

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

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

Beaded gold fern headband. $248.00, by Wire Lotus, via Etsy.