In Serbian urban folk costume, "tepeluk" is a small female cap, made of red cloth, decorated with pearls, embroidered in the shape of small cones. Girls started wearing this cap and a braid folded around it as soon as they reached period for getting married, whereas the difference between a married woman and a girl was in the use of "baresh". Baresh is a plush ribbon (silk or velvet), most often black or dark blue. It used to be decorated with pearls or embroidered with sterling silver, wrapped round the cap with pearl tepeluk. Baresh also had a brooch on the side- a diamond twig, or the wedding ring, pulled through the baresh and placed on its central part, so that it was set above the parting of their hair.

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