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Classical Ballet Tutus "Fairy of the Crystal Fountain"

detail of crystal fountain fairy tutu in pale blue, lace and decorated with irridescent beads and stones crystal fountain fairy tutu in pale blue satin and net, silver/ lilac lace and decorated with irridescent beads and stones

I first read of the character of The Fairy of the Crystal Fountain ("Sleeping Beauty") in Lorna Hill's famous series of 'Sadler's Wells' books. As I grew up,and watched many different productions of "Beauty" by large and small ballet companies - and eventually worked on it myself- I became aware of how the fairy names were as variable as their famous variations! Candor, Candide, Breadcrumb, Finger, Violente, Singing canary, Golden Vine, Fairies of the Enchanted Garden, the Woodland Glade....

side view of pale blue crystal fairy tutu detail of tutu decoration detail of Crystal Fountain Fairy tutu

This plate-shaped tutu has a pale blue base: a satin bodice overlaid with lace and a soft blue net skirt, again overlaid with bordered lace. Irridescent beads, crystal drops, sequins, stones and crystal ribbon flowers ensure that the tutu is constantly sparkling as the dancer moves.

pale blue satin tutu bodice, overlaid with lace and beaded with crystal drops Crystal Fountain bodice embellishments

All items are constructed to professional performance standards as used by the major UK ballet companies.

A tutu with this amount of decoration is £710 to order as shown, including colour variations.

blue satin and lace tutu
detail of Crystal Fountain tutu decoration


This design could look very different constructed in alternative colours: black lace, sequins and beadwork
over red or white net for "Don Quixote"; gold lace over royal blue....

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