The design is definitely Victorian inspired, but the technique is completely modern.
Here's a beaded hairpin:
It emulates a period "trembler" but giant sized - over four inches across! It would be perfect in a modern updo.
All three of these pieces would be perfect for all the upcoming holiday parties, for either the modern fashionista or the lady who lets the past influence her personal style - exactly the juxtaposition I strive to create.