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Feng Shui Koi Silk Scarf with Gold and Light Green Accents

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How auspicious to wear a highly unique, one-of-a-kind silk scarf, hand painted with love, around your neck as you go about your day. According to feng shui, they are symbols of wealth and abundance. Pretty gold outlines against a background of blacks and muted blues shimmering in the depths. Soft light green sets a sharp […]

Silk Kaftans in Pink, Fuchsia, Burgundy … and everything inbetween Part 1

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This weekend I’ve been painting a kaftan on crepe de chine silk in a medley of pinks and burgundy. I just had to share the photos with you so far. I recently had my worktable enlarged and I certainly needed the extra space for this large format silk in 110cm x 190cm (approx. 44″ x […]

Swirling Blues and Leaves – how the scarf was made

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One of my latest scarves was such fun to paint – as indeed they all are. I’m sharing here a few of the photos I took along the way to let you see how it came about. Here is the first layer. Lots of different shades of blues, turquoises and greens, all intermingles. I added […]

Swirling Blue and Turquoise Silk Scarf with Dancing Leaves

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A joyful swirl of blues, turquoises and greens – sparkling clear water floating downstream. A dance of leaves adorning it. Light, uplifting, invigorating. Shimmering light. Soft and pretty. This beautiful little silk shawl is a delight to wear. Painted in layers to create a beautiful patterning. The first layer was painted on, blending and swirling […]

Pastel Pink and Yellow Silk Scarf in Shibori/Batik Technique

A soft and delicate silk scarf painted in pastel pinks and yellows and created in the shibori technique to create a gentle striped effect. Then overpainted after a batik layer with a mixture of rose quartz and fuchsia. And golden leaf embellishments adorning the corners. The silk scarf measures approx. 45cm x 180 (18″ x […]

Batik Bordeaux and Burgundy Luxury Silk Satin Poncho

This beautiful silk satin pocho is a gorgeous interplay of various shades of bordeaux, burgundy, dark red and soft hints of pink and white. The fascinating algae like patterning was created using the batik technique. Your poncho will be made to order for you and will be based on this design, resulting in a totally […]

Gorgeous Spring Green Butterfly Batik Silk Scarf

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The full listing for this one-of-a-kind silk scarf is available on Etsy. Please click on the link in the right hand sidebar to see it. Or contact me for more details: info@silkandart.com Ready for immediate shipping: This beautiful butterfly scarf is a fresh splash of greens, light and fun and feminine. The butterflies are painted […]

The Spirit of Spring and Butterflies on Soft Green Silk

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I’ve been having delightful fun creating a flurry of butterflies on my latest silk scarf. Inspired by the latest theme set (by myself actually) for the Cosmic Web Artisans group, I decided to paint my first ever sprinkle of flutterbies on silk.   The soft undercoat of mottled dyes, then steaming to fix them. And […]

Satin and Chiffon Silk Wrap – the Epitome of Luxury

Drape yourself in delicious satin and chiffon silk for that complete experience of luxury. The satin with its rich sheen and feel, and the chiffon – sheer and weightless. An absolute delight to wear. And  what a gorgeous mix of pinks and fuchsias. This extra large cut is so versatile, allowing you to fold, hang […]