To hold the decorated hair styles, in the ancient Assyria and Egypt were used hairpins  in metal, ivory, bronze and wooden. Those pins explained, as the tombs demonstrate, that many were luxury items among  Egyptioans, Grecians, Etruscans and Romans. The hairpins had a great success  when happened the intervention of the spiral hairpin from New Zealand in 1901, created by its inventor  Ernesto Dios. He was the precursor of the hairclip.