Of course, one wears one's most important jewels to the ball, and indulges in a headdress that is a trifle more elaborate than usual.
"Book of Etiquette, Volume 2" by Lillian Eichler Watson
This crown jewel sparkled in the headdress of the Marchioness at the ball.
"The Greville Memoirs" by Charles C. F. Greville
Her headdress was a coif with many jewels.
"Ten Girls from History" by Kate Dickinson Sweetser
On the headdress are seven jewels, fastened upon spirals, which are constantly waving up and down.
"Letters of a Javanese Princess" by Raden Adjeng Kartini
Elaborate gowns and headdresses were gathered; beads and jewels of all descriptions were made from brilliantly colored papers.
"The Dramatization of Bible Stories" by Elizabeth Erwin Miller Lobingier