Wedding Hair Accessories
Shells, wooden beads, crystals, semi precious stones, pearls, rubies,
diamonds, emeralds, sapphires. There is no limit to the choices the
bride has when it comes to weaving nature into her hair on the big day.
Whether she chooses to scatter pearl or crystal studded hairpins
throughout her loose flowing curls, don combs adorned with diamonds and
rubies, attach her veil to a headband decorated with sapphires or
emeralds or weave shells and wooden beads into her braids, Mother Nature
is the most incredible source for bridal accessories.
Centuries ago, long before current wedding traditions were even
thought of, brides have decorated their hair with elements from nature.
The reasons vary from beliefs that they increase fertility to desires
for prosperity. In the twenty-first century, most of those long held
beliefs may have faded into oblivion, but the customs of adding natural
elements for sparkle and decoration have survived.
Many of today’s brides attach their veils to barrettes, head bands
and combs encrusted with precious or semi precious stones. Others,
depending upon their theme and wedding attire choose elements from the
sea or hand crafted beads made from wood to decorate their hair on their
very special day.
Depending upon the style of gown and the theme of the day, the bride
can choose to embellish ribbons with tiny stones and then pin or tie the
ribbons in her hair. She can even make her own headgear by using fabric
from her gown or train to fashion a bow, then tastefully embellish it
with tiny crystals and attach a veil and a comb to anchor it in her
The things that can be done to adorn the bride’s hair with natural
elements are limited only by the imagination. No mater what her gown
style may be, she will be able to find something in Mother Nature’s
Emporium that will make her day perfect. She has an endless variety of
stones, crystals, pearls, wooden beads and elements from the sea that
she can use to decorate her hair on her very special day and make the
most breathtakingly dramatic entrance as she is escorted down the aisle.
Using natural elements in her hair is a most unique way for the bride
to express her individual personality. An added bonus is the fact that
the unique hair accessories can be handed down to her daughters,
granddaughters, and generations of women in her family years after she