There is no woman who does not need hairpins… Such accessories allow girls to remain charming and attractive. They decorate hairstyles, allowing you to focus on female beauty. Oriental beauties have long used special knitting needles and hairpins to style the strands beautifully.
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From the history of studs
In ancient times, it was not customary to cut curls. In many cultures of the world, not only in India, magical powers were attributed to hair. It was believed that the vital energy and power of a person was hidden in them. That is why, since the Neolithic era, women have been using all kinds of hairpins to avoid shearing their strands. They tied the curls in a knot and fastened it with a decorative hairpin, which fixed the hairstyle and did not allow the hair to fall apart.
Then women came up with the idea of using hairpins for aesthetic purposes, although initially such accessories were used exclusively for practical purposes. It was also believed that a long thin stick in the hair avoids the evil eye and curse. In ancient China and Japan, knitting needles for styling strands were called the special word “kanzashi” (“kanzashi”). They often indicated a woman’s social status.
Kanzashi’s hairpins were a favorite adornment of geisha and a way that indicated their status: student or senior geisha. They also came up with “Hana kanzashi” – hairpins-sticks with silk flowers that differ in seasons and holidays. And also, thanks to geisha, hairpins with pendants appeared. “In India, lovers had a beautiful custom to exchange hair needles as a sign of eternal love.”
Women’s hair clips were true works of art. They were made of silver, gold, porcelain, brass, ivory, turtle shell, natural wood, coral. Such decorative ornaments were lavishly decorated with precious stones, ornate and interesting carvings, enamel and mother of pearl. Hairpins were made in the form of different animals and figures, for example:
- in the form of a dragon;
- in the form of a phoenix;
- in the form of a rose;
- in the form of a butterfly;
- in the form of a peacock;
- in the form of a dragonfly;
- in the form of a stork;
- in the form of a peony.
Sticks with flowers made of gems were very popular – they imitated natural flowers woven into the hair. In the East, hair clips with all kinds of birds (swallows, peacocks, firebirds) prevailed. It was believed that such a hairpin would bring harmony, joy and happiness to a girl. And in ancient China, jewelry with phoenixes was the emblem of the empress. It was the images of the phoenix that decorated the headdresses, chambers and outfits of the Chinese empresses.
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Therefore, women’s jewelry with soaring phoenixes on their heads was symbols of power. Most often the knitting needles were decorated with jade and pearls. For example, in China, jade hair clips were necessarily included in the dowry of the bride of the Chinese nobility.
The role of hairpins for women
In the East, the hairpin was a symbol of a woman. It was believed that such an accessory could be used by a girl who reached puberty. Therefore, starting from the age of fourteen or fifteen, young Indian women, Tibetans, Chinese women, Japanese women began to stick knitting needles into the curls. In addition, at this age, young girls underwent special rites of majority (a special ceremony of the first hairstyle), when they left the age of girls and became already adult women.
They began to actively prepare for marriage, the birth of children. And such hairpins, like hairpins, just symbolized that the girl had become a real woman and was no longer a child. An adult girl in the East could do all sorts of intricate hairstyles with her curls, using hairpins and other accessories. She was no longer limited to a simple high bun on her head.
There was even an interesting custom in India and China. When a young girl was stabbed with knitting needles for the first time, it was believed that the girl began to “wear brides”. Parents began to actively talk about the marriage of their daughter. From this period it was already possible to send matchmakers to the girl. If the girl’s parents already had some kind of groom in mind, then the coming-of-age ceremony also became an engagement. The bride received a hair stick from the groom as confirmation of the engagement and imminent marriage.
Hairpins played a very interesting role in the wedding hairstyle of the bride in the East. The girl’s hair was braided into a tight braid or twisted into a thick braid, then crosswise on the crown of the head was fixed with 22 long knitting needles. To make the bride’s hairstyle more luxurious and festive, pearls, silk strings, and garlands of small flowers were additionally woven into the temporal locks.
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How to use a hairpin to create a woman’s hairstyle?
Oriental hair clips are used mainly for fixing and decorating a bun or knot of various modifications of hair. Make a small bun above the ears and loosely loose the hair at the back of the head. You can come up with different hairstyles using all kinds of rollers and loops. To make a hairstyle with knitting needles, you need to tie a high “ponytail”, divide it into two parts. Then – wrap one strand of hair with another.
Secure the styling with a stick barrette. To make the hairstyle look more magnificent and create additional volume, you can put a roller made of foam rubber or artificial hair in your hair. But you need to remember that such oriental hairpins, like knitting needles, are suitable for owners of long strands, preferably thick and lush. Otherwise, the hairpins simply won’t hold the curls, and the styling will constantly disintegrate.
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