Rushi Modular Headpiece System in Onyx
Rushi Modular Headpiece System is named after Liu Rushi (1618–1664, China) was a poet, an independent spirit, known as one of the "Eight Beauties of Qinhuai", a rebel who did not conform to the rules of her time. Sold to a brothel by her family at an early age, Liu Rushi had a hard life, but her intelligence and talent for writing poetry quickly made her popular with highly ranked politicians, poets and even nobles. In 1640 Liu embarked on a campaign to marry the respected scholar Qian Qianyi, who was 36 years her senior. Dressed in men's clothing, she accosted Qian and requested his opinion on one of her poems. This move got his attention, which led to the two of them developing a deep friendship. She eventually revealed her true gender to Qian and they were married soon after, which broke many societal rules in China at the time. Liu's affinity for cross-dressing persisted after they were married; she regularly wore men's clothing whilst in public. This affectation earned her the nickname rushi, "Confucian Gentleman", which also puns on her chosen name Rushi.
* The piece is constructed entirely by hand with high quality metal beads that coated in polymer to preserve shine and ensure the item is hypoallergenic.
* Accented with glass beads, glass crystals, cowrie shells, hand-cut mirror clusters and metal micro-chains.
* Ethically made with secret ancient techniques by our skilled artisans, each piece takes several days to make.
* Fully lined in velvet.
* Can be worn as a solo crown. The crown can be worn upside down for a different look.
* 7 tiers of removable attachments to customize the look.
* This piece can be accented with any of our Add-On accessories, if desired. To learn more please visit the Add-Ons section of our website.
Weight: 1.5 lbs (with all attachments)
All of our pieces are meticulously crafted by hand, then reviewed and cleaned by our design team prior to shipment. This is why our average shipping time is 7-14 days on most items.
For more complex and larger headpieces, (for example, Jaz or Khutulun) we may request your specific measurements to ensure a perfect fit. Therefore, these items might (but not always) require 3-6 weeks for shipment as they are made to order.
In the unlikely event that shipping is delayed, we will promptly notify you with options.
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Our policy lasts 14 days from date of receipt of order. If 14 calendar days have elapsed since you received your item, we cannot offer a refund or exchange.
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