Messy buns are in, and so is this southwestern-style abiquiu rose hairpin cherish and enjoy the sterling silver keepsake now, and hand it down to loved ones in the future. Handmade through the lost-wax method of casting, this stunning silver hair accessory elevates your favorite casual or fancy outfit for the opera, theatre, or ballgame. The rose form that tops this graceful hair accessory is emblematic of the high desert rose i like to imagine growing along an adobe wall in the village of abiquiu, nm. When the rose mold has been cast and the investment substance is washed away, the newly handmade silver organic form shines through and excitement abounds next -- sanding, filing, polishing, and finally applying a treatment of liver of sulphur solution and rubbing it to perfection creates the black center.At last, the silver rose is ready to be soldered to the silver stem, previously cut, filed, sanded, and spiraled. Length of full hairpin: 7 in. Width of rose: 1 1/4 in. Length of rose, with stem: 2 in.
Thickness of rose: 5.5 mm. Thickness of spiraled stick: 1 mm. This exquisite hairpin is sure to become your go-to staple or crown-jewel for adding the perfect touch and creating your favorite southwestern experience.