Delicate Fairy Headpieces

Become fairy royalty with this courtly Queen of Roses Wreath Headpiece (at right) in peach colored roses with flecks of golden thread and blue ribbon by Jeanette Cotton of Ladies Knight. Made ...
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Dramatic Fairy Masks

Few costume pieces have quite the range of creative interpretation as a face mask. We’ve collected a couple of gorgeous, over-the-top masks to share — each great for stage, in a ...
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Jane Austen with Wings

Fairies weren’t terribly popular in Jane Austen’s Regency England. Fairies would wait another generation, until firmly into the Victorian era, for their PR transformation from pesky to ethereal. Yet fairy wings ...
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Traditional Wood Fairy Wands

Wandlore, illuminated. In his detail-rich article “The Magic Wand“, Renaissance scholar Joseph H. Peterson explores the symbolism of specific woods and gems for wandmaking purposes, as well as presenting some historical ...
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Elvish Alternatives to Red and Green

Santa’s helpers? Christmas elves of the movie era are well-recognized as helpful little green-and-red-clad men with pointy ears who love to make toys—but the original elves were not quite so bubbly. ...
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Fairy Lights for the Holidays

What do you call those long strings of colored and white lights that appear in December? We Americans tend to call them what they are: ‘holiday lights,’ or ‘Christmas lights’ or ...
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12 Days of Christmas Fairy

Each of the first 12 days of December, we’ve posted a different fairy-inspired ornament on our Tumblr to help make your holiday decorating a little more fantastic. Below is a gallery ...
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Sugar Plum Fairy Dolls

Few fairy characters are as widely known as the Sugar Plum Fairy. Popularized by composer Peter Tchaikovsky’s ballet The Nutcracker Suite, the Sugar Plum Fairy has little documented history before the ...
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Copper Fairy Wands

Pure copper is soft, which contributes to its high electrical and thermal conductivity — it warms quickly. It is one of only three elemental metals with a natural color other than ...
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Woven Cloak of Elvin Kind

You certainly don’t have to stop enjoying the enchantment of dress-up and make-believe just because Halloween is over. There is a wonderful world of myth a child might find cloaked for ...
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