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antique, Qing Dynasty Kingfisher feather Hair Pin Antique VINTAGE 19th Century China Tian-tsui 點翠

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This is a hair pin made from laying kingfisher bird feathers on silver metal. The tec vintagehnique and the beautiful blue fluoresc vintageent feathers were highly prized and sought after in 19th c vintageentury China.Kingfishers are tiny birds and it takes a lot of skill to use their feathers in this manner. The tec vintagehnique, c vintagealled tian-tsui, means \u201c vintagedotting with kingfishers\u201d and involves adhering the feathers onto metal. This tec vintagehnique disappeared during the Chinese Revolution in the 1940\u2032s.It's a fabulous piec vintagee of history.Size: 2" wide x 2" long

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