This hairpin is a replica of an original from the 2nd-3rd century AD found in Rome (Italy), Badalona (Spain), Nîmes (France). Women with long hair wore these hairpins. Some wore even more than one hairpin. Around the 1st century AD long hair was the fashion for Roman women. This hairpin is a very luxurious jewel that represented the rank of the wearer.
This hairpin is completely handmade of bone. It has a length of 12 cm. The hairpin shows the depiction of a female figure, the figure possibly represented the goddess Venus.
This item is a museum replica.
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.
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