Black Lip Shell and Cherry Blossom Buyao Hairstick 黑蝶贝樱花步摇

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Materials: black lip shell hairstick, white shell sakura, crystal, brass, shell pearls, glass butterfly and teardrops

Hairstick length: Approx 12.5 cm Dangle length: Approx 9.5cm

The black lip shell was chosen for its natural iridescence(look at the greenish part) which you can see in the photo. The silver colored dangle at the end represents a peacock’s feather.

Pipa Song Buyao/琵琶行步摇

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Materials: carved shell hairstick, acrylic peony, jade, shell pearl, crystals, fluorite,Xiuyan jade pipa

Hairstick: 13cm Dangle: 10cm

Inspired by Bai Juyi’s famous poem 《琵琶行》. The glow-in-the-dark fluorite bead represents the autumn moon in the poem.The jade pipa is attached to large and small pearls as well as jade beads symbolizing the famous lines ” 大珠小珠落玉盤” (Large and small pearls fall on a jade plate)