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Hats, Headpieces, and Veils

Please note: The items pictured on this page are examples of past work and are not themselves for sale. If you find one of these designs to be of interest, please contact Laurie to discuss creating one tailored to your needs.


Contemporary Veil with Rhinestone Comb
Half circle veil of polyester chiffon in rum pink (rosy beige), 21" long at longest point and 4" wide at the comb (approximately mid-back length). Double row of gold set clear rhinestones with aurora borealis finish accented with large clear Swarovski crystals with aurora borealis finish. Worn with a contemporary gown in rum pink matte satin and matching brocade.


Contemporary Veil with Beaded Barrette
Custom made hand beaded headpiece to match gown. Covered barrette style with custom beadwork and shoulder length semi-circular veil (approximately 21" from barrette) of rose champagne chiffon. This headpiece available for sale.


Teardrop Cap with Veil
Covered in silk jacquard to match gown. Padded roll of ribbons to match those on gown sleeves, applied silk flowers/leaves and ribbon roses, some hand dyed to match ribbon. Beaded accents. Veil of organza to match gown under cuffs, edged with ribbon trim with added lace appliques, some to match lace on gown cuffs.


Rose and Pearl Veil and Headpiece
Decorated satin headband with double layered veil of illusion netting. The headband is decorated with ribbon roses in white and red, stiffened lace, handmade ribbon leaves, and pearls. The waist length veil is detachable, and the top layer is decorated with small red ribbon roses and pearls in a scatter pattern.


French Hood, Tudor era (English, 1560s)
Veiling is changeable chiffon with an applied ribbon and gold embroidery edging. The crescent is covered in brocade to match the gown trim. Garnet glass and pearl beads are wired to the edge of the crescent and stitched to its face. Applied trim to match gown.