Diadems fit for the fairy princess of your dreams. Art Nouveau. René Lalique. Various collections.

Diadem in the form of a free-standing cockerel’s head. Displayed at the Paris World Exhibition in 1900.
Diadem in the form of a free-standing cockerel’s head. Displayed at the Paris World Exhibition in 1900. Gold, blue and green enamel with a cut amethyst in its beak. Comb made from horn. ca. 1900. French. Image ©2019 Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. Fair use license. via https://gulbenkian.pt/museu/en/works_museu/cockerel-diadem/
"Lilies" diadem designed for a  production of  “La Princesse Lointaine.” c. 1895.
“Lilies” diadem designed for a production of “La Princesse Lointaine.” c. 1895. Pearl encrusted with semi-precious stones. Alphonse Mucha, designer. Created by Lalique. Commissioned by Sarah Bernhardt. Image © The Japan Times Ltd. Fair use license. via https://www.japantimes.co.jp/culture/2015/08/04/arts/art-nouveaus-jewels-crown/#.XSzZ0-hKhTs
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Peacock feathers that will never make you sneeze from Silver Studios. Founded in 1880 in London by Arthur Silver, they did a lot of design work for Liberty of London.

Peacock feather wallpaper. ca. 1895.
Peacock feather wallpaper. ca. 1895. Grass paper wallcovering. Designed by Arthur Silver for Rottmann-Silver. Image © 2019 Museum of Domestic Design and Architecture (MoDA), Middlesex University. Fair use license. via https://vads.ac.uk/large.php?uid=220014&sos=0
"Peacock Feathers." 1887. Furnishing fabric.
“Peacock Feathers.” 1887. Roller printed cotton. Arthur Silver, designer. Designed for Liberty and Company. Rossendale Printing Company, maker. Image © Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Fair use license. via http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O78872/peacock-feathers-furnishing-fabric-silver-arthur/
Sketch of symmetrical overlapping peacock feathers. Preparatory drawing for a wallcovering designed for Rottmann-Silver in 1884.
Sketch of symmetrical overlapping peacock feathers. Preparatory drawing for a wallcovering designed for Rottmann-Silver in 1884. Central feather in gold, green and blue. Eye with blue, green, mauve and orange. Pencil and gouache on copy paper. Image © 2019 Museum of Domestic Design and Architecture (MoDA), Middlesex University. Fair use license. via https://vads.ac.uk/large.php?uid=219866&sos=0

Tea and coffee with the Wiener Kunst im Haus from just before the Wiener Werkstätte came along. Jugendstil. Jutta Sika and Kolomon Moser, designers. Living from 1877 to 1964, she studied ceramics under Moser who helped with the design work.

Light blue cup and saucer. 1901-1902.
Light blue cup and saucer. 1901-1902. Hard-paste porcelain with stenciled decoration. Jutta Sika, designer. Wiener Porzellan-Manufaktur, manufacturer. Image © Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee. Fair use license. via https://blog.mam.org/2011/11/04/from-museum-storage-wiener-werkstatte-vase/
Pot. 1901-1902.
Pot. 1901-1902. Porcelain with stencil design. Kolomon Moser and Jutta Sika, designers. Wiener Porzellanmanufaktur, manufacturer. Image © Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna. Fair use license. via https://sammlung.mak.at/sammlung_online?id=collect-2947
Sauciere. 1901-1902.
Sauciere. 1901-1902. Porcelain with stencil design. Kolomon Moser and Jutta Sika, designers. Böhmische Manufaktur, manufacturer. Image © Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna. https://sammlung.mak.at/sammlung_online?id=collect-14509
Coffee set. ca. 1902.
Coffee set. ca. 1902. Porcelain. Jutta Sika, designer. Wiener Porzellan Josef Böck, manufacturer. Schule Professor Koloman Moser, producer. Image © Cooper Hewitt Museum, New York. Fair use license. via https://www.cooperhewitt.org/2013/09/17/coffee-talk-celebrating-the-birth-of-jutta-sika/

Tiffany glass from the collections of the Driehaus Museum, Chicago, Illinois. American.

Flower form vase. ca. 1902.
Flower form vase. ca. 1902. Blown glass with gilt bronze. Photo credit: John Faier. Image © The Richard H. Driehaus Museum. Fair use license. via http://driehausmuseum.org/exhibition/louis-comfort-tiffany/image-gallery#tiffany-3
Group of candlesticks. ca. 1900.
Group of candlesticks. ca. 1900. Photo credit: John Faier. Image © The Richard H. Driehaus Museum. Fair use license. via http://driehausmuseum.org/exhibition/louis-comfort-tiffany/image-gallery#tiffany-7
Vase (detail). ca. 1897-1898.
Vase (detail). ca. 1897-1898. Blown glass, gilt silver and plique-à-jour enamel. Mounts designed by Edouard Colonna. Photo credit: John Faier. Image © The Richard H. Driehaus Museum. Fair use license. via http://driehausmuseum.org/exhibition/louis-comfort-tiffany/image-gallery#tiffany-19

Glasses in jewel-colored glass with silver overlays. So pretty they almost don’t need flowers. Art Nouveau from the turn of the century a few centuries back. Made by Alvin Silver which imported the glass vases and applied the silver overlay, by a process they held the patent for.

Vase. ca. 1900.
Vase with glass in blue and purple with peach. ca. 1900. Glass attributed to Loetz with an Alvin Silver overlay. Image © 2019 Spencer Marks Ltd. Fair use license. via https://www.spencermarks.com/products/loetz-glass-attributed-with-alvin-silver-overlay-vase-c-1900
Vase. ca. 1900.
Vase with cranberry glass and an iris silver overlay motif. ca. 1900. Glass from an unknown maker with an Alvin silver overlay. Image © 2019 Heritage Auctions. Fair use license. via https://www.pinterest.com/pin/217861700695486742/?lp=true
Cobalt blue aurene bud vase. ca, 1900.
Cobalt blue aurene bud vase. ca, 1900. Loetz glass with an Alvin sterling silver overlay. Image © 2012 LR Antiques, Houston. Fair use license. via https://lrantiques.com/products-page/austria/0745-loetz-sterling-silver-overlay-cobalt-blue-aurene-bud-vase/

Art Nouveau looking ladies with faces wrapped in flowers. Not sure how you got around without the blossoms falling off but maybe they just stood still. French. Léon François Comerre, painter (1850-1916). One with a face wrapped in something else but pretty too.

"The Blonde Woman." No date.
“The Blonde Woman.” No date. Painting. In the public domain due to age. via https://galeriidearta.blogspot.com/2015/10/leon-francois-comerre-10-octombrie-1850.html
"A Classical Beauty/Girl with a Golden Wreath." No date.
“A Classical Beauty/Girl with a Golden Wreath.” No date. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://www.reddit.com/r/ClassicBabes/comments/4j4j1j/l%C3%A9on_fran%C3%A7ois_comerre_a_classical_beauty/?utm_source=ifttt
"The Favorite." No date.
“The Favorite.” No date. Oil on canvas. Private collection. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Comerre_Leon_Francois_The_Favorite.jpg

Jugendstil this and that to lend any home an avant garde touch. From”Bayerischer Kunstgewerbe-Verein [Hrsg.]: Kunst und Handwerk: Zeitschrift für Kunstgewerbe und Kunsthandwerk seit 1851: 52″. A journal of Arts and Crafts, these are from their 1901 to 1902 issues.

Dish. Silver in an oriental design. 1899.
Silver in an oriental design. 1899. E. Riegel, Munich, silversmith. Plate 74. Page 51. Image © University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg. Fair use license. via https://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/kuh1901_1902/0063/image
Petroleum lamp. ca. 1901.
Petroleum lamp. ca. 1901. Made by E. Riegel, Munich. Illustration 69. Page 48. Image © University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg. Fair use license. via https://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/kuh1901_1902/0060/image
Electric lamp. ca. 1901.
Electric lamp. Illustration 142-144, page 88. ca. 1901. Bronze. Made in Munich. Image © University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg. Fair use license. via https://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/kuh1901_1902/0100/image
Vases. 1901. Vases. 1901. Illustrations 205-208, page 127.
Vases. 1901. Illustrations 205-208, page 127. Walter Ortlieb, Berlin, maker. Image © University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg. Fair use license. via https://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/kuh1901_1902/0144/image