by 4element team

It’s all in the bow – the brief history of the decorative element

With the holiday season just around the corner, bow & ribbons are on our mind, and not only as a gift wrapping accessory. In fact bows are everywhere, ready to embellish upcoming celebrations. Put a bow in your hair, tie a ribbon around your neck, ‘take a bow’ to adorn your shoes, attach it to your dress or a blouse. If you are a fan of this special motif like us, here is the history of bow-shaped jewellery, in time for the festive season.