Carcanet or carcan is a jeweled collar or necklace, from the old French, carcan, meaning collar. Carcanets were typically quite elaborate and formal, and worn closely fitted. The style seems to have first appeared with the reemergence of the necklace during the end of the medieval period in the late 1300s.

Carcanet or carcan is a jeweled collar or necklace, from the old French, carcan, meaning collar. Carcanets were typically quite elaborate and formal, and worn closely fitted. The style seems to have first appeared with the reemergence of the necklace during the end of the medieval period in the late 1300s.

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Ricco abito in seta e damasco, con ricami ed applicazioni di passamanerie in filo d'oro. Il colletto in chiffon è rigido. Costo £580

Ricco abito in seta e damasco, con ricami ed applicazioni di passamanerie in filo d'oro. Il colletto in chiffon è rigido. Costo £580

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Elizabethan Hairstyle was never a simple thing though. Any of the popular hairstyles you saw on women were very detailed. They were rarely just straight and normal as you might see on many women today.

Elizabethan Hairstyle was never a simple thing though. Any of the popular hairstyles you saw on women were very detailed. They were rarely just straight and normal as you might see on many women today.

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Gown worn by Queen Elizabeth I Elizabeth I was queen regnant of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death. Sometimes called "The Virgin Queen", "Gloriana" or "Good Queen Bess", Elizabeth was the fifth and last monarch of the Tudor dynasty

Gown worn by Queen Elizabeth I Elizabeth I was queen regnant of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death. Sometimes called "The Virgin Queen", "Gloriana" or "Good Queen Bess", Elizabeth was the fifth and last monarch of the Tudor dynasty

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Elizabethan Kirtle | A beautifully fitted creation! As a bonus, it has different bodices and jackets to change up the look! Check out the link for more.

Elizabethan Kirtle | A beautifully fitted creation! As a bonus, it has different bodices and jackets to change up the look! Check out the link for more.

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