Bandeau

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Belle Epoque Diamond and Pearl Bandeau. Photo Courtesy of Christie's.

A bandeau is an ornamental headband or type of tiara. They were particularly popular during the Middle Ages in Italy and in Europe c.1840s. During the Art Deco period they enjoyed a return to the spotlight and bounce intermittently in and out of vogue on into the 21st century.

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