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White flower white jade hairpin-alloy

White flower white jade hairpin-alloy

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Hairpins hold significant cultural and historical value in Chinese culture. They have been used for centuries as essential accessories for women, symbolizing femininity, beauty, and social status. Here are some key aspects of hairpins in Chinese culture:

Traditional Hair Ornaments: Hairpins, known as "jiǎn zhī" (箭支) or "fā zhī" (发支) in Chinese, are decorative hair accessories used to hold and adorn hairstyles. They come in various designs, materials, and styles, reflecting regional and historical influences.
Symbol of Elegance: Hairpins are associated with elegance and gracefulness. They are commonly worn during special occasions like weddings, festivals, and formal events. Elaborate and ornate hairpins are chosen to enhance the wearer's beauty and showcase their social status.
Cultural Symbols: Hairpins often feature cultural symbols and auspicious motifs. These can include mythical creatures like dragons and phoenixes, flowers like peonies and lotuses, or symbols like the Double Happiness character or the Eight Immortals. Such designs carry symbolic meanings of luck, prosperity, fertility, and marital bliss.
Material and Craftsmanship: Hairpins are crafted from various materials, including precious metals like gold and silver, as well as jade, ivory, pearls, and other gemstones. The craftsmanship involved in creating intricate designs and filigree work on hairpins is highly valued.
Regional Variations: Different regions in China have their unique hairpin styles. For example, in northern China, hairpins are often larger and more functional to hold the hair firmly in place, while in southern China, they tend to be more delicate and ornate, emphasizing aesthetic appeal.
Historical Significance: Hairpins have a long history in China, dating back to ancient times. They have been excavated from archaeological sites and are considered important artifacts for studying ancient Chinese culture and fashion.
Modern Usage: While traditional hairpins are still worn on special occasions, modern fashion has also incorporated hairpins as trendy accessories. Contemporary hairpins come in various designs, sizes, and materials, appealing to a wide range of styles and preferences.
Hairpins in Chinese culture not only serve a practical purpose but also carry deep cultural and symbolic meanings. They represent the beauty, femininity, and heritage of Chinese women, making them an integral part of traditional attire and customs.

Size: 16cm
Weight: 30g
Material: glass, alloy


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Silver Jewelry Maintenance Tips

  • The best way to maintain silver jewelry is to wear it regularly.
  • Avoid exposing it to seawater, hot springs, and sulfur soap.
  • If it turns black or yellow due to oxidation, the easiest way to clean it is to use a toothbrush and toothpaste.
  • Traditional methods such as using a silver polishing cloth or a silver polishing stick can also restore it.
  • When not wearing it, wipe it dry with a cotton cloth or tissue, and store it in a sealed bag to isolate it from the air.
  • For most people, wearing silver jewelry makes it increasingly shiny, but for a few people, it may turn black, which is a normal reaction.
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