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Ayisha's Coronet

Shortly after agreeing to do Konstantia's coronet, I got a Facebook message from Her Majesty asking if I could make another one for Ayisha, to be awarded at Kris Kinder. Naturally, I went straight into research mode to try to figure out what the design I should look like. Then I remembered to go actually say yes.
Design Now, the theory was I would have a better idea of what Ayisha would like, design wise (which I hope is true). The only problem with this is she doesn't talk about what exactly her persona is much. My main pieces of information came from when I tried to help with her device and the supporting documentation I grabbed from OSCAR. So, I took the approach of looking at her court garb and trying to match it up to Persian art to reverse engineer her time period.

What I came up with as my primary reference was this piece from The Met: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/446602. It is supposed to be depicting the late period of the Sasanian empire, which woul…