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Antique Qing Dynasty Tian-Tsui Tiara 200622-K
Antique Qing Dynasty Tian-Tsui Tiara 200622-K
Antique Qing Dynasty Tian-Tsui Tiara 200622-K
Antique Qing Dynasty Tian-Tsui Tiara 200622-K
Antique Qing Dynasty Tian-Tsui Tiara 200622-K
Antique Qing Dynasty Tian-Tsui Tiara 200622-K
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Antique Qing Dynasty Tian-Tsui Tiara 200622-K

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Known as 點翠 / 点翠 to the Chinese, Tian-Tsui translates to "dotting with kingfishers". Its a traditional practice in which tiny kingfisher feathers were cut to size and incorporated into sterling silver and silver gilt jewelry to create a dazzling fluorescent blue finish. These tiara pieces are extremely rare.

Tiara featuring floral motif with articulating springs housing white glass beads. Though this piece is very intricate - the kingfisher feathering on is only approximately 5% intact.

This type of jewelry was made for over 2000 years in China. The techniques were largely lost with the Chinese cultural revolution in the 1940s. This tiara is an antique which was made by hand in the first half of the 20th century.

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Artifacts & Antiques since 1964

Before he started manufacturing jewelry Shashi focused predominantly on importing. He made a living by searching the world over for antiquities. Our collections include 4000 year old mummy beads (shown), tian-tsui, enamel, articulating fish and more. It's a sizable assortment of artifacts & antiques. Learn more.

Made by Hand

Every piece in our collection is an original work of art. Each antique was once handmade by a master; shaped, detailed and embellished using age-old techniques as have goldsmiths and lapidaries throughout history.

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Send it back within 30 days receive a full refund, no questions asked.

Need Help?

Call us toll free at 800-835-2700

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Artifacts & Antiques since 1964

Before he started manufacturing jewelry Shashi focused predominantly on importing. He made a living by searching the world over for antiquities. Our collections include 4000 year old mummy beads (shown), tian-tsui, enamel, articulating fish and more. It's a sizable assortment of artifacts & antiques. Learn more.

Made by Hand

Every piece in our collection is an original work of art. Each antique was once handmade by a master; shaped, detailed and embellished using age-old techniques as have goldsmiths and lapidaries throughout history.

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