This hairpin was designed by Elsa Peretti (b. 1940). In 1974, she joined Tiffany & Co. and revolutionised the popularity of silver jewellery. Her work for Tiffany includes items of jewellery and accessories as well as tableware, in silver, gold, glass, lacquered wood, carved hardstones and bamboo basketry. This hair pin with two prongs is made of Japanese hardwood, which is lacquered gold.