Pectoral Chain – Stamps of Ukraine 2013

Pectoral ChainStamps of Ukraine 2013

Ukraine issued a miniature sheet 12 Dec 2013 on Pectoral Chain. It is a fine piece of Fine art Jewelry which is a Gold scythian pectoral or neckpiece from a royal kurgan  in Tolstaya  mogila, ordzhonikidze,Ukraine dated second half of 4th century BC.

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PECTORAL CHAIN STAMPS OF UKRAINE 2013

Cheongsam or Qipao – Stamps of Hong Kong 2017

Cheongsam or QipaoStamps of Hong Kong 2017

Cheongsan ( From Cantonese Chinese) is a one piece body hugging Chinese dress for Women also known as Qipao (from Mandarin Chinese) and ROC’s Mandarin Gown. The stylish and often tight fitting Cheongsam or Qipao was created in Shanghai in 1920’s and made fashionable by Socialites.

In the1950’s  Women in the work force in Hong Kong started to wear more functional form of Cheongsam made of wool,twill and other materials. After many ups and downs now it is considered as a ethnic attire.

In 2008 Summer Olympics medal bearers wore Cheongsam. Now Diplomatic Corps, Wives of political Leaders are often seen wearing Cheongsam during official Functions.

Hong Kong issued a set of five stamps and a 20$ miniature sheet of one stamps on Qipao on 17 Oct 2017. Qipao accentuates the gracefulness of  feminine physique with oriental charm. the set of six stamps exhibits qipao dress over the decades from 1920’s.

The 20$ Miniature sheet is printed with paper made of Taffeta fabric to enhance the theme.

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QIPAO MADE OF TAFFETA FABRIC – MINIATURE SHEET OF HONG KONG 2017.

Fashion Designers on Stamps – Italy 2002

Fashion Designers on Stamps – Italy 2002

Italy issued a Miniature sheet with six stamps on Famous Fashion Designers . They are Krizia, Dolce and Gabbana, Gianfranco Ferre, Giorgio Armani,  and Prada. Their designs are portrayed on the stamps.

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FASHION DESIGNERS ON STAMPS – ITALY 2002