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Funny Hair Stick Story from the Renaissance

Kathryn Burkhardt

Posted on January 14 2020

Tidal Hair Sticks Create an Elegant Low Hair Bun
While doing research for an upcoming blog about the origins of the single hair pin or "hair stick", I came across a lovely story.
Archeologists studying the Renaissance in Italy unearthed a beautiful gold hair stick baring interlocking C's belonging to Catherine de Medici. It was discovered down the palace toilet, meaning she probably lost it while doing her royal business.
Here is a pic:
Catherine de Medici's gold hair stick
Ha! How many of us have lost our phones the same way!!!
Best,
Katie

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