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ecolemamie Accessories - Functional Art

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Hair Clip, Barrette, Art Nouveau Swirl, 2 Sizes

An all time favorite, this stunning barrette gives any hairstyle an elegant, sophisticated look. The flourishes and arabesques are classic Art Nouveau style. The lovely design and sturdy but comfortable clip will make this your every day go-to.

Two sizes available -

Clip Size:80 mm; Overall Dimensions: 3.5 x 1.2 inches; Weight: 0.9 oz. Price: $16.95

Clip Size:100 mm; Overall Dimensions: 4 x 1 inches; Weight: 1 oz. Price: $18.50

Learn about Britannia Metal care here

ecolemamie Hair Barrettes

Show Off Your Unique Style: Why settle for ordinary, mass-market hair accessories? This stunning barrette gives any hairstyle an elegant, sophisticated look.

Dress It Up Or Down: From everyday wear to casual office-appropriate pony or romantic, wedding-worthy updo, your ecolemamie art piece is the perfect fit.

Secure & Comfortable Hold For Most Hair Types: Whether your hair is thick or thin, fine or coarse, curly or straight, your favorite styles are a breeze to manage with the superior clip design.

Handcrafted In The USA & Guaranteed: Hand cast from 100% Britannia metal right here in our California workshop using quality clip mechanisms. This heirloom worthy piece is jewelry for your hair. 

Makes a great gift: With many sizes and styles to choose from, our hair accessories are collectible.

New 'Clio Clip' hair clip mechanism makes these better than ever!  Learn More HERE.

Our new Clio Clip French style clip mechanisms make our Hair Barrettes better than ever! -What makes these the best?

✦ Made of 25 gauge high carbon steel, it is thicker than any other hair clip mechanism on the market.

✦ Each clip has a strong, secure, and smooth base with a tension bar to hold your hair in place.

✦ These hair clips are nickel free with hypoallergenic plating.

✦ They’re even sturdier than before while not losing their flexibility.

✦ And there are no loose parts to trap and pull hair.

Now available on 80 mm and 70 mm sizes.

60 mm and 100 mm sizes are still the 'Made in France' clip mechanism while supplies last.

Clip Size Guide

60 mm - For those with fine hair or for partial updos and styles with small pieces of the hair clipped.

70 mm - A good common size that usually works for all hair types. Use for clipping a small portion of your hair or wrap it all up in this clip, depending on your hair type.

80 mm - A popular size that is great for full updos or or partial ponytails, depending on your fair type.

100 mm - Great for thick and abundant hair, for partial updos, ponytails, partial ponytails, twists or messy buns.

Clip mechanisms are measured on their full length, end to end (industry standard). The opening size has been noted here to help you visualize.

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    Ellen L.
    United States United States

    Celtic design hair clip

    This extra large hair clip covers the knot that I like to keep in my hair. It is attractive and efficient, with the best clip back in all the hair ornaments that I own. I also like the pewter configuration which is dressy enough for both every day and dress-up.

    Rita S.
    United States United States

    About my Barrette

    It is beautiful. However, it fits too loosely. I bought it as a replacement for a lost one - same model. The lost one was a bit loose and the new one is even looser. Is there a way to adjust them to fit tighter?



    Totally. (thank you for being in touch with customer service) Typically when we hear that a barrette is too loose, particularly compared with another model of the same size, this is due to the barrette having flattened out a bit. The barrette should have a gentle curve to it. You can easily fix the issue by gently curving the barrette again. That will close up that space between the tension bar and the closure bar, making it tighter on the hair. As to the nature of the beast: Britannia Metal (pewter) is a relatively soft metal and will be flexible enough to adjust slightly with a bit of pressure. This is desirable for accessory pieces like barrettes, which are used in any number of ways and put under a lot of tension (depending on how much hair is added for a given hair-do). By the way, this is also why we haven’t riveted the barrette mechanism to the decorative Metal piece… so that there is some flexibility in movement. Of course, like anything else, with enough pressure and force, bending it completely will break it. Creating gentle pressure over the entirety of the piece is the best way to bring it back to the gentle cure it is meant to have. I hope this is helpful.

    Kathleen L.
    United States United States

    I will choose quality over quantity any day

    Before I found ecolemamie and its large and sturdy hair clips, I was having to force my long hair into the largest barrettes I could locate at the drug store. The barrettes didn’t work. They weren’t secure, would pull my hair and within a week would snap/break. Out of frustration, I went searching online. I found ecolemamie. The clips are more expensive, yes, but I have purchased more of their hair clips only because I love how sturdy they are, how well they hold my hair and how beautiful they are. I much prefer to buy quality over quantity. As an end note, the packaging is lovely (would make a great gift) and shows just how much pride ecolemamie takes in their product.

    United States United States

    Thistle barrette

    It was wonderful. I bought through Amazon but now I am a fan. The product was beautifully made, supplied in a sweet basic with a card and a bonus charm. I was so pleased when I opened the box. It was as if you really cared about who bought what you had made and wanted it to be a special experience and it was. Thank you❤️