Rushi Modular Headpiece System in Onyx

$700

Rushi Modular Headpiece System is constructed with high quality metal beads that are coated in polymer to preserve shine and ensure the item is hypoallergenic.

Ethically made with secret ancient techniques by our skilled artisans, each piece takes several days to make. The crown is accented with hand cut mirror clusters, intricate back glass beads, small black crystals and locally harvested cowrie shells.

This piece is fully lined by hand in luxurious black velvet for your ultimate comfort.

MODULAR:

Like all of our headpiece systems, Rushi Modular Headpiece System is modular. It can be worn in several different ways:

* As a solo crown.
* The crown can be worn upside down for a different look.
* Combined with any variation of the 3 different side adornment.  Cowrie shell attachments, tassels and all side pieces easily clasp on and off to allow for custom looks.
* In your own unique interpretation using the detachable components.

Liu Rushi (1618–1664) was a poet, an independent spirit (she often cross-dressed), known as one of the "Eight Beauties of Qinhuai" and a patriot. Sold by her family into prostitution at an early age, Liu Rushi had a hard life, but with her intelligence and talent for writing poetry she quickly became popular with highly ranked politicians, poets and leaders. In 1640 Liu embarked on a campaign to marry the respected scholar Qian Qianyi. Dressed in men's clothing, she accosted Qian and requested his opinion on one of her poems, which got his attention. They were soon married which broke many rules in China at the time. Her 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.

 

 


Functional and Comfortable

The crown has an adjustable chain and clasp at center back to ensure a perfect fit. Headband is hand lined in velvet ensuring comfort for hours


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. 

Returns

We are positive you will be happy with the product quality and fit. But if for any reason you are dissatisfied we will accept returns for products that are clean, unworn, with all original packaging in like new condition, and tags attached. Please see policy below.

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.

To be eligible for a return, your item must be unused and in the same, new condition in which you received it. It must also be in the original packaging with any tags, materials, etc. Should you have questions about proper packaging for shipment, please contact us so we can advise you.

Once your return is received and inspected, we will send you an email to notify you that we have received your returned item and of the refund approval. If approved, your refund will be processed and a credit will be applied to your credit card or original method of payment, less the shipping cost. 

Late or missing refunds (if applicable)
If you have not received a refund yet, please first check your account or credit card statement for pending transactions. Banks and credit cards often take several days to process refunds. 

If you have still have not received your refund, please contact us at: 
support (at) objectanddawn (dot)com

Exchanges (if applicable)
We only replace items if they are defective.  Send us an email to:
support (at) objectanddawn (dot)com


Gifts
If the item was marked as a gift when purchased and shipped directly to you, you’ll receive a gift credit for the value of your return. Once the returned item is received and inspected, a gift certificate will be mailed to you.

Shipping

Contact Object & Dawn at support (at) objectanddawn (dot) com for shipping instructions.

You will be responsible for paying for shipping costs for returning an item. Shipping costs are non-refundable. If you receive a refund, the cost of return shipping will be deducted from your refund.

You should consider using a trackable shipping service and purchasing shipping insurance. 

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