HALCYON DAYS: KINGFISHER FEATHER JEWELLERY & ORNAMENTS OF CHINA – TAASA Review September 2009
Sheena Burnell "The halcyon kingfisher nests in the South Sea realm Cock and hen in groves of jewelled trees How could they know that the thoughts of lovely women Covet them as highly as gold?" Ch’en Tzu-ang (661-702) Translation by Paul W.
Kroll (Jackson 2001: 1) A buyao hair ornament incorporating an ear pick, China, late Qing Dynasty (1644-1911).
Kingfisher feathers and a cabochon coral bead set in copper and brass...