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These accessories were made specifically for women. These adornments added to a woman’s beauty, as well as restricting her movements. They also showed her social status. Some accessories, such as cloud collars, were worn on special occasions such as weddings, while many were worn everyday.

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Cloud Collar

Cloud collars were worn by Han women, and trace their origin back to the Ming dynasty.  The shape of the petals is inspired by the Ruiyi symbol 

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