This antique silver hairpin is elegantly fashioned from high grade silver and is in excellent condition. It’s a beautiful and unusual relic from the past.
To harvest the opium, incisions were made on the head of the poppy and the sap collected on the blade of a knife. Fine incision marks can be seen on the hairpin in sets of 3 as was custom.
Length: 14.9cm, 5.9 inches
Weight: 15 grams