ClytemnestrasCloset

Millinery Flowers, Cocardes and Fancy Ribbonwork

Washington, United States · 782 Sales

ClytemnestrasCloset

Millinery Flowers, Cocardes and Fancy Ribbonwork

Washington, United States 782 Sales On Etsy since 2009

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Jane

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Announcement   ******International buyers welcome, please convo for shipping quotes!******
Welcome to Clytemnestra's Closet! Come browse through for a delightful selection of handmade Victorian and French inspired millinery Cocardes, flowers and other accessories.

Cocardes are fanciful ribbon embellishments designed for hats and fashions popular in Victorian times through the 1920's, they were even used by the military to adorn uniforms. Cocarde or Coquarde is French for cockscomb - a very befitting name indeed.
Each Cocarde is based on an original Victorian design, many of these are crafted of real vintage ribbon and buttons, every creation hand folded by my own patient fingers.

Need a certain color or size? Please feel free to contact me for custom orders, it would be my pleasure to create a special item for you!

Please note that hats, clothing and handbags are used as props to show how the cocardes can be worn and are not part of the listing.

Visit my other Etsy shops:
Lamplighter.etsy.com For hand made Victorian lamp shades.

AuntiePrincess.etsy.com for an eclectic selection of vintage goods and supplies.

My sister is a fabulous ribbon artist as well, please visit her shop for a lovely assortment of hand made goodies:
ConeldasCreations.etsy.com

Please read my shop policies regarding reselling my reproduction ribbonwork as antique.

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Last updated on Mar 15, 2016

******International buyers welcome, please convo for shipping quotes!******
Welcome to Clytemnestra's Closet! Come browse through for a delightful selection of handmade Victorian and French inspired millinery Cocardes, flowers and other accessories.

Cocardes are fanciful ribbon embellishments designed for hats and fashions popular in Victorian times through the 1920's, they were even used by the military to adorn uniforms. Cocarde or Coquarde is French for cockscomb - a very befitting name indeed.
Each Cocarde is based on an original Victorian design, many of these are crafted of real vintage ribbon and buttons, every creation hand folded by my own patient fingers.

Need a certain color or size? Please feel free to contact me for custom orders, it would be my pleasure to create a special item for you!

Please note that hats, clothing and handbags are used as props to show how the cocardes can be worn and are not part of the listing.

Visit my other Etsy shops:
Lamplighter.etsy.com For hand made Victorian lamp shades.

AuntiePrincess.etsy.com for an eclectic selection of vintage goods and supplies.

My sister is a fabulous ribbon artist as well, please visit her shop for a lovely assortment of hand made goodies:
ConeldasCreations.etsy.com

Please read my shop policies regarding reselling my reproduction ribbonwork as antique.

Jane

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Jane

Deep Blue Bow With White Polka Dots
US$12.99
Aqua Taffeta Moire Bow
US$13.99
Ribbon Cocarde Cockade Pirate Hat Decoration
US$14.99
Wedgewood Blue and White Wasp Waist Bow
US$13.99
Brown Ombre Pleated Cocarde Applique
US$18.99
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Updates

Adding a new flower design to the shop, I think they look like zinnias!

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Double Pink and Cream Zinnia Flower Applique
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A new twist on the chambered nautilus cocarde, add a raised ridge!
My latest Catrina is making her debut!
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About

Ribbonwork, Cocardes, Millinery Flowers and Victorian Lamp Shades

I started my first Etsy shop when I began making Victorian lampshades in 2006. I have since added ribbonwork as my main interest and opened ClytemnestreasCloset to feature my ribbon creations.

I have learned techniques from a renowned ribbon artist and taught myself as well using ribbon art booklets from the 1920's. This has given me the skills needed to create my own designs, many are one of a kind. Enjoy!

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  • Jane

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator

    I am a Washington state native with an addiction to ribbon, lace and vintage fabrics!

Shop policies

Last updated on May 11, 2016

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Payment
I accept paypal payments and credit cards via direct checkout.
Shipping
Shipping is usually by first class US mail. If you need something faster, convo me for a priority mail quote.

International shipping available upon request.

**Buyers outside the US are responsible for all customs fees, import taxes, tariffs and fees other than postage**. Ship times vary and can take several weeks to certain locations, l am happy to upgrade to priority shipping upon request for an additional fee.

Here is a helpful link for calculating duty costs: http://www.dutycalculator.com/

I use recycled packaging whenever possible, if you would like only new packaging please let me know at checkout in note to seller.
Refunds and Exchanges
Returns and exchanges on stock items are welcome, items must be returned in original condition and within 14 days of purchase. Refunds will be made for the purchase price of items minus shipping.

Custom orders are nonreturnable.
Additional policies and FAQs
All items in this shop are hand made by a single person, not mass produced. Items are happily reserved for one week unless otherwise arranged. I am happy to hold items for upon request, purchase must be made within 5 days, or hold will removed unless special arrangements have been made for a longer hold.