Close

Whoa! You can't favorite your own shop.

Whoa! You can't buy your own item.

Whoa! You can't favorite own item.

Whoa! You can't add your own item to a list.

Add this item to a treasury!

Close
You don't have any treasuries yet. Enter a title below to create one.
Close

This item has been added.

View your treasury.

Like this item?

Add it to your favorites to revisit it later.
A PRETTY VINTAGE GOLDTONE BRIDAL BRIDESMAID OR MAID OF HONOR TIARA FROM THE PRIVATE COLLECTION OF HIGH END LONDON DESIGNER BASIA ZARZYSKA

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: old new stock never worn

APPROXIMATE DATE: 1970s – 1880s

SIZE: central motif measures 2½ ins h x 3 ins w (6 x 17.5 cms) and the ornament will stretch to approx 6 ins (15 cms) wide

DESCRIPTION:

This lovely tiara comes from a superb range of stunningly beautiful bespoke hair accessories which are all either vintage or hand made to order for clients to buy or hire. 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 elegant gold tone filigree tiara has an unusual and intricate pointed geometric design of metalwork which encrusted with prong set clear rhinestones. It is complete with the usual plastic combs to secure the ornament in place.
.
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 tiara rhinestone bridal Audrey Hepburn designer hair accessory with provenance (AAE)

Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1960s
  • Materials: metal, rhinestones
  • Feedback: 1369 reviews
  • Ships worldwide from Basingstoke, United Kingdom
7