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Antique Victorian Hair Work Mourning Jewelry CD 1851-77 Dakota Prairie Treasures Dako
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155, 140 & 129-yr-old Etchings & Instructions for Hairwork Mourning Jewelry, Rings, Bracelets, Ear Rings, Hair Nets and Purses

Spiral Bound Book Republication™

Originally published in 1851, 1866 and 1877!

 

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Up for your consideration is another marvelous Dakota Prairie Treasures Spiral Bound Book Republication™ of the original ''Hair-work'' instructions with steel plate etchings by experienced mourning jewelry artists from the early to mid- Victorian hair work arts era. This is a newly updated compilation of information originally published in 1851, 1866 and 1877 (3 separate sources)! (Originals are NOT for sale)

Our new line of Spiral Bound Book Republications™ oh-so-conveniently lie flat while in use!

This is a unbelievably nice touch if you have every tried to read a pattern's instructions while your hands are full of your in progress project. As an avid needleworker myself my personal experience prompted my choice of spiral binding for it's ease-of-use alone. I bet you'll love it too!

 

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 ''Wonderful item. Super-fast shipping and return e-mails. Thanks! A++++++++++++''

This HISTORIC item contains etchings, instructions, diagrams, designs, materials lists and fundamentals for creating a variety of hair work art items. There are 35 ANTIQUE etchings of designs for hair and bead ORNAMENTS with all social, cultural and historical instructions intact!

This type of original information is seldom found on Atomic Mall or elsewhere! I was fortunate enough in my bibliomaniacal searching to run across the original  text gems and am sharing with those who love the old arts as much as I.

These instructions are characteristic of the crafts done by our lady ancestors during the Antebellum, Civil War, Victorian and Dickens cultural periods. This is the perfect opportunity to purchase your own version of another wonderful creative art informational source revealing our heritage from early America and European!

 

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''As the hair is the only part of our beloved friends which can be kept in memoriam, it is natural that we should desire to preserve the treasure in some way that will testify our appreciation of its value, and when this can be done in a manner that is both pleasing to the taste and that will insure its prolonged or lasting preservation, it becomes a work which all may desire to be able to successfully practice…The ability to so arrange and secure each strand of the sacred treasure, becomes an accomplishment truly valuable, and worthy all the patience and skill required in its performance.''

''The smoothness and regularity of hair-work is its greatest beauty, and there is no branch of fancy work which requires so few rules, or which may be so readily acquired by practice. A dexterous use of the fingers, neatness of finish, and that skill in manipulating, called ''nimble fingering,'' are the great requisites in forming perfect leaves and flowers of hair.''

''Take nature for your guide, and with hair of various colors and lengths, you will be able to form almost any flower you desire.''

What a historically educational and delightful art instructional piece this is!

 

Contents: Section I

How to Make Various

Brooches, Lockets, etc.

Tools Necessary

The Single Plait

Tasteful Designs

Cross and Wreath

Hair Cross

Hair Wreath

Design for Shield

Crown and Hearts

Star

Flowers

Cluster of Convolvulus

Prince's Feather

Group Carnations

Pansies

Butterfly

Ribbon

Forget-me-not

Bell-shaped Flowers

Lily-of-the-valley

Buds of Roses

Roses

Leaves and Tendrils

Double Marguerite

Form of Leaf

Fuchsia

Clover Leaves

Asters

Orange Flowers

Stylized Flower

Oxalis Blooms

Feather Design

Dove Design

 

Contents: Section II

Contains very detailed observations on the multitude of routes the booming Victorian human hair trade obtained its hair goods. Some rather practical, some downright morbid! An absolutely fascinating read...

''A curious and amusing, and the same time highly suggestive article...The consequence is that the trade in human hair has of late assumed very large proportions, and its value has increased at a prodigious rate. Where does it all come from a spectator naturally asks, as he surveys the harvest of locks hanging in the windows of the fashionable hairdressers...

...One hundred tons weight of this precious ornament is...annually taken [to Paris], whence it is distributed in a raw and manufactured state over the whole of Europe...

...If we could watch in secret the rape of each lock, we should be able to give a series of pictures of human agony such as life but rarely presents, for we may be sure that, as a rule, a young woman would almost as soon lose her live as that glorious appendage, on which so much of her beauty depends.''

 

Contents: Section III

More Hair Work Instructions regarding:

How to Effectively and Artistically Mix Hair of Different Colors and Thickness

Ring Pattern

Pretty & Uncommon Chain Pattern

Bracelet Pattern

Ear-ring Pattern

General How To Instructions for Making Your Own Hair Braiding Table

Instructions for ''A Very Pretty Purse''

Nets for Hair (Made of hair!)

 

Contents: Section IV

Curious Facts About False Hair

A Social-Cultural Historical Commentary on the Parisian Hair Trade

''The best hair is purchased from the peasants of Brittany and Auvergne, the young girls literally putting their tresses up at auction. The maiden who wishes to dispose of her locks mounts a chair and takes out all the pins and combs that confine her hair, letting it fall around her. The buyers gather round to inspect it and to judge of the quality and quantity, after which the bidding begins.''

Other points addressed:

Chinese Hair

Rag Pickers Contributions to the Hair Trade

Details Regarding How the Hair Locks and Combings are Processed in Manufacturing Braids and Chignons

Three Categories of Hair Lengths and Their Uses

Marseilles Imports for French Usage

Pricing of Various Braids Based Upon Fashion Dictated Popularity and Scarcity

(From $3 to $500! Remember this is 1877!)

Use of ''Silk Cores'' in False Braids

 

Contents: Section V

Social-Cultural-Historical Tale on the Value of a Lady's Crowning Glory, Proper Coiffing and Catching that Man's Attentions

A Delightful Read on Feminine Wiles within Victorian Social Norms and Constraints

 

The ladies of earlier times put their hands to such marvelous work and now you can too! These are beautiful items and sure to delight you and yours! The instructions are based within the perimeters of the Victorian grammatical and socialization culture. For those who have some experience with that era's verbal and text style the instructions should be clear and easy to follow. The experience hair worker will be capable of altering as per individual needs and artistic whim.

The item  you will receive is representative of the types of fancywork expertise of earlier feminine American culture! If you're into nostalgia like I am you will have many hours of enjoyment making & recreating the antique Hairwork jewelry items for yourself or others dear to your heart just the way your great-great-grandmothers did!

 

You will appreciate the attention taken in providing a TOP QUALITY PRODUCT that you will use for many years to come. This information has been scanned at a high resolution and electronically revamped to provide you with the very best hardcopy reproduction. Unlike other reproduction sellers this is NOT a cheap, grainy photocopy! Our Spiral Bound Republication™ has so many more advantages over the original book.

 

What are the benefits of our antique book Spiral Bound Book Republications™

* Our products are produced with front and back covers of heavy stock paper.

* Our products are made using the latest LaserJet printing technology meaning the ink will not smear like inferior photocopy or inkjet products do.

* Our spiral binding allows your book to lie flat during use for ease of viewing while working on your needlework projects.

* Our products do not cost a small fortune for you to obtain and enjoy.

* Every image and every page has been scanned to produce crystal clear images and you never have to deal with any crumbling old paper!

* These scans are enlarged to full-page dimensions for ease of viewing!

* You can gift these wonderful Victorian, Edwardian pattern book finds with family and friends!

 

Curious about the quality of this item Please contact me and I will forward an image for your own personal inspection! You will appreciate the attention we have taken in providing you with a TOP QUALITY PRODUCT that will be use for many years to come...

 

Check out  Dakota Prairie Treasures' current auctions for many other unique needlework CD & Spiral Bound Book Republications™ for your creative needle working pleasure!

 

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