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A WONDERFUL VINTAGE SILVER ENCRUSTED LACE AND FAUX PEARL HANDMADE BRIDAL TIARA FROM THE PRIVATE COLLECTION OF EXCLUSIVE LONDON DESIGNER BASIA ZARZYCKA

This beautiful high end handmade tiara is from the personal collection of Basia Zarzycka which was recently sold in London. Basia is well known for her exquisitely crafted couture wedding dresses and tiaras sold from her romantic emporium in London’s fashionable Sloane Square.

CONDITION: never worn

APPROXIMATE DATE: 1980s

SIZE: 2½ ins (5cms) high at centre front and will stretch to approx 6½ ins (16.5 cms)

DESCRIPTION:

This lovely tiara comes from a superb range of stunningly beautiful bespoke hair accessories which are all hand made to order for clients. These wonderfully intricate handmade fashion accessories and wedding tiaras are incredibly gorgeous and fabulously unique. They are made from a range of the finest materials including exquisite antique beads, seed pearls and Swarovski crystals often combined with delicate hand tooled silk flowers.

This wonderful hand made tiara is of lace mounted upon a stiffened silver wire foundation for stability. The lace is embroidered with metallic silver thread and each motif is outlined with silver purl. Spherical faux pearls are placed at salient intervals throughout the design, while five large pear shaped pearls are mounted coronet fashion along the top profile.

The ornament is made all on one piece like a coronet with a back piece covered in white fabric.
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The tiara comes complete with the Basia Zarzycka store tag.

FURTHER INFORMATION:

Stunningly gorgeous and truly unique, these sparkling bridal hair accessories convey a true sense of timeless beauty and elegance. The crowning glory of the bride, the range of bridal tiaras offer an insight into the opulent and exquisite world of Basia Zarzycka, renowned across the globe as one of the leading makers and designers of couture wedding dresses and gothic wedding gowns.

Basia Zarzycka is of Polish ancestry but was born in the United Kingdom. After graduating from the prestigious Goldsmiths College with a BA in embroidery and textiles Basia went on to gain her Master of Arts (Fashion & constructed textiles) from Birmingham university.

Basis’s fashion career sprang from humble beginnings on a stall in London’s Bermondsy Antiques Market. This was followed by a shop in the fashionable Antiquarious indoor market in fashionable Chelsea. It was here that Basia began to build a reputation for specializing in bridal and glamorous vintage evening dresses and antique hair accessories which were hired out for society weddings.

Her pretty Sloane Square shop opened in 1999. She designs for clients ranging from foreign Royalty to international pop stars and some of the biggest names in Hollywood, creating bespoke, innovative designs from conception through to completion to the highest standard of workmanship. As well as bespoke and couture wedding dresses she also makes bridal tiaras and sells vintage accessories and antique jewelry, perfect for putting the prettifying touches to any bridal outfit.

Here is a link to a piece about the auction where these accessories were recently sold at Roseberys Auction Rooms, London:-

http://www.roseberys.co.uk/roseberys-july-auction-to-include-the-private-collection-of-basia-zarzycka


FURTHER DOWNLOADABLE INFORMATION ON VINTAGE HAIR COMBS, HAIRDRESSING AND COSTUME CAN BE FOUND IN MY ARCHIVE HERE:-

http://www.haircomb.co.uk/Haircombs.html

PLEASE NOTE: This link is “Etsy legal” and leads only to a document resource with no merchandise for sale.

Find vintage vintage jewelry and exotic fabrics in our other shop:-

http://www.etsy.com/shop/DragonsLairVintage

Vintage bridal tiara handmade encrusted silver lace and faux pearl designer hair accessory with provenance

Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1980s
  • Materials: faux pearls, paillettes, rhinestones, satin, lace, wire
  • Feedback: 1369 reviews
  • Ships worldwide from Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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