Meda’s wreath from the tomb of Philip II Gold, some 80 leaves and 112 flowers surviving, c. 310 BC
From day one, our love for one another was electric and undeniable. My husband and I have been dubbed as an unlikely duo. We're two individuals with such unique differences that we paradoxically fit together so well; it's as if the deities of love and beauty had a field day with cupid on the day we both crossed paths. Who would have thought that a hopeless romantic and the queen of cynicism would see stars in the eyes of one another and want nothing more than to hold each other's hands?
We consider our connection to be rare, whimsical and meant-to-be for two (Read More.....)
When you think about a wedding tiara, you usually think diamonds or pearls. But a new kind of tiara is becoming big. Far from the cool elegance of diamonds or the smooth whiteness of pearls, flower tiaras and decorative wreathes are becoming popular. There are many different kids that would suit any wedding style.
1. Simple – The simple flower tiara is one that is more like a white headband with a decorative flower placed to one side. Usually white silk; this flower can make a great statement.
2. Small – The tiny flower pattern made of pearls, diamonds, or just shiny silver is quite popular, especially when paired with a veil or complex lace dress.
3. Touch of Color – Add a touch of color to a plain silver tiara with some blue flowers. Then you have the “something blue” you need too!
4. Large – Go bold with large (Read More.....)
Along with a tiara usually comes fond memories of a past special occasion or event. It is for this very reason that you should try to take proper care of a tiara so it stays in good condition and can be enjoyed for many years to come. If you happen to have a dirty, dingy tiara that could use a little attention, you will be glad to know there are certain ways to get it back to its sparkling, beautiful, old self.
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Gather Your Materials
Before you gather the materials needed to clean your tiara, you should find out what the tiara is made of. You want to be sure the materials you use will not harm the tiara in any way. If you are not sure what it is made of, you can ask a jeweler for help. If you have the original packaging that came with your tiara, you can reference that as well. Once you know what it is (Read More.....)
Many people claim Kim Kardashian is one of the most beautiful women in the world. She is known for her striking facial features and her stunning smokey eyes. Her wedding sparked lots of interest, primarily from all the disappointed men; being that she had been finally been taken off the market! Kim made some terrific wedding attire choices, and doted NOT ONE look but THREE wedding dresses!! All three of Kim's dresses were couture wedding dresses, and she wore over $ 15 million worth of diamonds. Kim and husband, NBA star Kris Humphries, were featured in PEOPLE, with 11 pages dedicated to exclusive photos, interviews, and lovely details of her big day. The most unique look of all her wedding looks was the first look she choose to walk down the isle. Later in her wedding, she let her hair down and changed her gown. The first (Read More.....)
One of the best hairstyles of the past couple years is Blake Lively's hair for Gossip Girl on the episode featuring the white party. Her hair was loosely tossed back into a large bun of curls which were framed with braids. The hair was styled after looks reminiscent of the Bohemian and Grecian inspired hairstyles. The romantic hairstyle was also accented with two stone jeweled headbands, one worn along side the braid framing the bun and another close to her forehead. There are a number of pave set ribbon headpieces that you can purchase instead of a traditional tiara that would nicely complement this particular look. Many of these jeweled headbands are fashioned on the back (Read More.....)
Julie Andrews is a gals gal! Most women love her. She is famously known for her musical films such as Mary Poppins, which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress, and The Sound of Music. Her voice, which originally spanned four octaves, was damaged by a throat operation in 1997. Andrews had a revival of her film career in 2000 when she played the queen in The Princess Diaries, and then in 2004, The Princess Diaries debuted. She has won a Golden Globe, Emmy, Grammy, BAFTA, People's Choice Award, Theatre World Award, Screen Actors Guild and Academy Award honours. She is still one of the most beautiful (Read More.....)
A laurel wreath crown is one of the oldest designs in history, and are often seen with an assortment of either flowers, leaves, fruits, twigs which then form a circular crown. Julius Caesar was one of the first gvt officials to print his own bust on a Roman minted coin which he is (Read More.....)