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triangular square green scarf measuring 9"x9"x16" It's one of the more earthy color schemes with lots of gold Earthtones set off nicely on the background color.
I select the finest fabric from a local Bay Area supplier & pick awesome colors & crystals with a keen eye. With a little care they may even be passed onto the next generation.
The 3 types of fabric I offer for your scarf are:
A) The 100% silk chiffon is a shear lightweight fabric, very soft to the touch & flows breezily with your movements. Available in:
Creamy Ivory Silk Chiffon
Matte Brown Silk Chiffon
Lime Green (with a hint of Olive) Silk Chiffon
B) The sheer black 100% silk organza is a solid, durable medium weight fabric with a bit of a stiff hand. It is like the night sky... the perfect backdrop to set the colors of the embellishments off with a cosmic flare.
C) The ultra sheer poly organza (100% polyester) is a very-very loose weave. This lightweight fabric is available in:
Black- ultra loose weave
Russet Brown- loose weave
Shimmery White- ultra loose weave
Olive Green- loose weave✅✅✅ this listing
The ultra sheer organza offers the exact sexy bohemian look I was aiming for. This is the most delicate fabric by far & as such extra care must be taken to protect it from unnecessary harsh wear & tear. This is especially important when used as a wrist decoration which can be more exposed to external elements than a neck scarf.
Please wear this collection with an understanding that it is to be treated like fine lingerie... revered as a couture slice of Heaven!
This is how I make them
First I cut perfect squares using a fool proof time-consuming technique then hand finish the edges. As I gained more confidence at doing this I have begun to occasionally use contrasting thread to enhance the handmade quality of the piece.
Next I apply high quality imported crystals & pearls to both the front & back with a sturdy metallic thread & I double & sometimes triple knot both ends. This is a very tedious process & well worth it for the effect!
To enhance the visual appeal of this collection I made many choices in terms of color, shape, texture, weave, scale of materials, etc. I get into a flow... a rhythm when I make these scarves. I choose this time intensive craft because I can now fully focus on such things. I build on my experience of working with color & mastery of tricky materials to keep it interesting & to keep exploring how far I can push my perfectionistic attitude of tackling very detailed hand/eye coordination & implementation.
Hand wash in lukewarm water with a little liquid soap & lay flat on a towel to dry. Enjoy!
I appreciate hand made objects d'art & the old world style rarely found in America. I am influenced by great artists & designers & pride myself on developing original works of art that are inspired by others. I never copy others. That would be beneath the true artist within.
Art is Freeing
It allows a free flow of energy- from the Universe/God through the artist's hands into the finished product. You don't always know what the end result will be when you dive in wholeheartedly. I find this to be a thrilling experience. Art creates even more creativity... creation is a wonderful thing.
After 25 years of working with glass I diverge. My new art form explores something completely different & refreshing. It is a true pleasure to learn a new way of expressing myself & my creativity.
There is nothing more physically different than glass than lightweight sheer fabric. Glass is heavy, sharp & requires lots of heat & energy to process it into a finished object. Silk fabric on the other hand is light, flowing, airy & softly tactile. Translucence is the only shared characteristic.