THE PIN CHRONICLE
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A part from startling beauty, what do Greek, Roman and Egyptian women have in common? Or what is it that connects them to women of ancient North and South American cultures? It is indeed the extensive use of hair accessories. “From clips, brooches, barrettes, hair sticks to pins—hair ornaments have been a part of history ever since women began to adorn their bodies,” says style expert Bhavneet Sejpal from Accessorize, India. Think tribal body paints or Cleopatra’s long beauty baths. From Greek goddesses, English queens, Japanese geishas to Indian brides – hair accessories have been an innate part of adornment for women across history. SONAL
VED traces its growth to present day use.