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китайские шпильки из перьев зимородка - Поиск в Google

китайские шпильки из перьев зимородка - Поиск в Google

You'd be forgiven for thinking that the bright blue decorations on traditional Chinese jewellery are enamel or metal work. However, historically, these were in fact made with tiny kingfisher feathers - and I mean TINY, having seen some similar pieces in person! The effect looks almost like silk embroidery and is a testament to the amount of craftsmanship that went into these pieces.

Ancient jewelry in China. The usage of hairpins represents a general trend in hair decorations, embodying women's head ornaments development - affordable womens jewelry, discount womens jewelry, cool womens jewelry

Chinese kingfisher feather hairpin. China has been using blue kingfisher feathers in hairpins as fine art and decoration for 2,000 years

China has been using blue kingfisher feathers in hairpins as fine art and decoration for years.

China | Kingfisher headdress / crown | ca. Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644 AD) or no later than early-Qing Dynasty | 22'000$

Kingfisher headdress / crown, ca. Ming Dynasty - 1644 CE) or no later than early-Qing Dynasty

Ceremonial Hat (Kuan), Late 19th century, Chinese, Metal flowers, kingfisher feathers, multicolored beads and stones

Ceremonial Hat -- Late Century -- Chinese -- Metal flowers, kingfisher feathers, multicolored beads & stones -- Philadelphia Museum of Art

Chinese Kingfisher Hairpins

Chinese Kingfisher Hairpins

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