Koi ponds and lily ponds are a large source of inspiration for my work. Growing up in south Florida I spent many an afternoon gazing into the murky waters of a lily pond that was behind the building we lived in. It was a serene and quiet place, and I loved to watch the goldfish, water lilies, dragonflies, and more for hours on end.
This one-of-a-kind scarf or wrap was inspired by the vibrancy of the peacock feather; this is evident in the round, multi-dimensional peacock “eyes” and the subtle use of blues, greens, black, and iridescent in the pieces. The scarf is accented at the edges by a more ethereal combination of blues, whites, and oranges, with fine lines of mulberry silk.
The fibers used include silk chiffon, mulberry silk, dip-dyed Teeswater lamb locks, and top merino. This scarf also includes metallic blue threads of angelina; these threads are very fine and subtle and lend a subtle accent to the piece.
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