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Sunset Boulevard – Red, Fuchsia and Orange Silk Scarf

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This silk scarf is a bold statement. Very lively, like a huge stretch after a long winter. Ready to go. The gorgeous blend of reds, fuchsias and oranges gives this scarf a real bounce in its step. These firey oranges and reds are a real tonic for the sacral chakra, the centre of creativity and […]

Marbled Fuchsia and Rose Quartz Pink Silk Scarf

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A beautiful fresh melange of pinks and fuchsias, soft rose quartz, healing for the heart chakra. Wearing this loving colour combination is so warming and nurturing. It’s a subtle shower of nourishing colour therapy. This sweet little scarf measures approximately 28cm x 130cm and has prerolled edges. As you can see from these photos, you […]

Silk and Gems – the Heart Chakra Love Combo

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I’ve always loved watching other people make jewellery and especially pretty pieces made from gemstones. And somehow I just never really got round to doing this for myself. Until last week. I decided to put my colourful silks and gorgeous gemstones together to bring you some lovely silk and gem combos. The first one I […]

Rainbow Silks – Delicious Colour Therapy Adorning Your Body

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It’s such a delight to paint gorgeous rainbow colours and as I was tidying up my Etsy shop, I realised I have 4 different rainbow silk designs to brighten up your day.  What better than to showcase them all in one post side by side. Here’s the first one that I created – a medley […]

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 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 Shibori/Batik Silk Scarf

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So soft and delicate with an undercoat of pastel pinks and yellows created in shibori technique to create a gentle striped effect. Then overpainted after a batik layer, creating a new abstract block pattern in a mixture of rose quartz and fuchsia. And golden leaf embellishments adorning the corners. The silk scarf measures approx. 45cm […]

Swadhisthana Sacral Chakra – Vibrant Sensual Orange Silk

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Beautiful orange conjures up so many things. Such vibrancy. Alive and uplifting. The colour of joy and pleasure. And how magical to combine it with soft, luxurious silk. The sacral chakra – the seat of womanhood, the seat of the soul, the source of creativity, free expression and sensuality, sexuality, emotions, movement.  This colour is […]

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 […]

Kitten Paw Prints in Silk – a Gold, Copper and Orange Silk Scarf Medley

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I just couldn’t resist. Being a cat lover and owner I had to pay a tribute to my gorgeous cat on silk. I got sudden inspiration and created this delightful silky piece with a trail of cheeky kitten paw prints from top to bottom. This was painted in batik style with the undercoat a mixture […]

Silk Satin and Chiffon – the Epitomy of Luxury

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I had the absolute pleasure last week of creating a work of art on a beautiful blank silk shawl made of chiffon edged with gorgeous silk satin. Although I’ve done a lot of batik work on silk, I have never explored this option on chiffon and so this was my first adventure in that arena. […]

Made to Order: The Loving Hug – a Soft, Pink Crepe de Chine Scarf with Heart

The Loving Hug - the Pink Scarf with Heart

Soft, romantic, heart-opening, loving hug crepe de chine silk. A symphony of pinks dancing on the smooth delicate fabric – with a splash of gorgeous hearts. Crepe de chine has a beautiful twisted weave allowing the silk fabric to have a wonderful drape and feel lovely against your skin. These pinks are perfect for the […]

A Loving Hug with Pink Hearts and Valentine’s Love on Crepe de Chine Silk

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I’m feeling really drawn to pink these days and love being able to fully express that through my silk art. This latest piece was a batik silk with a mottled undercoat of 2 shades with lots of the natural silk shimmering through. I next created a heart design using wax and gave the whole scarf […]

Silk Painting Salt Effect with Rainbow Colours

Silk Painting with Salt Effect

Today I had fun again playing with the salt effect. Yesterday I  sold a really vibrant scarf I painted a few days ago and since it was so popular, I have decided to keep on offering it as a made-to-order piece. Each one, of course, turns out very differently, depending on the colours I use, […]

Painting on Silk – Going Wild with Colour

I’ve been having such fun again the past few days mixing bright vibrant colour combinations and painting them on my silks. I just wanted to share some of the images from the photoshoot of the 2 silk scarves I steamed, washed and ironed yesterday. The colours were just so inspiring that I’ve decided to play […]

Made to Order: Sky Blue Stars and Bubbles Silk Batik Scarf

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MADE TO ORDER – colour and design inspired by the scarf in the photos (which has already sold). And be sure to pick the colour scheme you would love from the menu on the right. This gorgeous multicoloured blue scarf has many layers of colours and shapes which come together to create a bright, lively […]