Plague Doctor Hair Stick
The Plague Doctor's Healing Touch Hair Stick, a unique and captivating accessory that combines the mysterious charm of the plague doctor with the healing symbolism of the Caduceus. Embellished with intricate details, this hair stick tells a tale of history, resilience, and the power of healing.
The Plague Doctor's Healing Touch Hair Stick features a beautifully crafted representation of the iconic plague doctor on its hilt. These historical figures were physicians who emerged during the 14th century, particularly during times of devastating pandemics such as the Black Death. Adorned with a distinctive bird-like mask and long cloak, the plague doctor is an emblem of the courage and dedication of those who risked their lives to care for the afflicted.
The role of the plague doctor extended beyond mere treatment. They were often tasked with inspecting patients, creating quarantine measures, and providing guidance to prevent the spread of disease. Their unique appearance, including the beak-like mask filled with aromatic herbs, was believed to protect them from the foul "miasma" thought to carry the disease.
The Caduceus, intertwined with the representation of the plague doctor, is a symbol that dates back to ancient Greece. It consists of a staff with two snakes coiled around it, topped with wings. The Caduceus is most commonly associated with the Greek god Hermes, who was recognized as the patron of healing, travel, and commerce. Today, the Caduceus is widely recognized as a symbol of medical professions and healing arts.
The Plague Doctor's Healing Touch Hair Stick pays homage to these historical figures, blending the lore of the plague doctor with the healing symbolism of the Caduceus. It serves as a reminder of the importance of resilience, compassion, and the enduring pursuit of wellness even in the face of adversity.
Embrace the captivating history and symbolism of the Plague Doctor's Healing Touch Hair Stick as you adorn your hair with a touch of intrigue and healing energy. Let it be a reflection of your appreciation for the historic figures who dedicated their lives to care for others amidst chaos. Wear this extraordinary hair stick and be inspired to bring healing, comfort, and strength to those around you, echoing the legacy of the plague doctors of yore.
The perfect compliment to your Witchy and Gothic aesthetic!
Can also be used as a letter opener, bookmark, or altar decor.
Each hair pin is six (6) inches long in total. The pin, itself is five (5) inches. The Plague Doctor emblem is one (1) inch long and two and a half (2.5) inches wide.
It weighs approx 6 grams. Its lightweight and is comfortable to wear.
Made from a Zinc Alloy. Nickel and Lead free
*Note. It is shorter than some standard hair pins or chopsticks but it is still more than long enough to secure a bun.