Unique Hair Combs

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Claire Gilmore has worked in an antiques centre, in York for many years.  She is constantly surrounded by stunning pieces of antique and vintage jewellery and feels lucky and privileged to handle it every day.

Over the years her customers regularly asked for Antique, Art Deco and Vintage hair accessories particularly for weddings. The Victorian combs available didn't seem to be the type of thing that the customers were looking for. Their main interest seemed to be in Art Deco brooches or duet dress clips.

The start of a business

The idea was born some years later, that these stunning brooches could be attached to a comb. Claire appreciated the work which had already gone into the piece of jewellery and did not want to start cutting up pieces. If a brooch still has its pin, then she will wire the pin onto the comb, not clip it off.

These stunning pieces all have their own story to tell, and now that they have been converted into combs usually for very special occasions, they will have an even better story to tell, which will hopefully continue as they are passed onto the next person for their special day .

Claire makes each comb myself, and creates the designs, so each piece is unique as the wearer.

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"Arrived very timely. Was purchased as my something blue for wedding. Was absolutely beautiful and really made my hairdo. I definitely recommend ordering from this shop." - Elizabeth June 2019

"Absolutely love my piece.. Excited to wear on my wedding day. Shipping was great, communication was amazing. Thank you so much." Amy February 2019

"The comb is beautiful! The hardest part was deciding which comb to order. It arrived earlier than expected. I will be ordering again and would recommend UniqueHairCombs to anybody interested in a beautiful and unique hair comb!" - Carole, August 2018