This gold and silver leather hair barrette features an embossed texture with in black leather with a shiny metallic surface finish. This hand-dyed and hand-painted finish has a unique colorful metallic appearance, but the clip is not heavy like metal, nor prone to tarnishing. Great for everyday use, and also perfect for dressing up your hair. It makes a great gift for anyone with long hair and a vintage vibe as a nice practical alternative to jewelry.
The leather is heavy grade, providing a sturdy and strong hold for a variety of hair types. Available in 2 sizes: large and extra large.
What size barrette should I get?
Large is a standard "large" barrette
- The clip: 3" (80mm)
- Leather upper design piece is 3.75" x .75" (100mm x 20mm)
- Perfect for ponytails, and half up-dos for thicker hair.
Extra Large is great for long, thick and curly hair
- The clip: 4" (100mm).
- Leather upper design piece is 4.75" x .75" (120mm x 20mm)
- Hard-to-find size, perfect for thick or curly hair, or for twisted updos for longer hair.
Functional beauty, quality craftsmanship
The clips are large, high quality, sturdy French-style metal barrette clips with tension bar. The leather is very securely attached to the clip with metal rivets that will be nearly impossible to remove. Hand crafted in New England. Developed by the artist for her own long hair needs: everyday functional comfort and hold.
PlatypusMax is committed to creating artisan quality products using sustainable and/or reclaimed materials without single use plastic. Leather products are made from recycled pre-consumer scrap leather, diverting this material from the waste stream, and maximizing the use of these naturally biodegradable hides. Packaging is made from unbleached, recycled/recyclable kraft paper materials.