PAINTED SILK Top BUTTERFLIES in blue purple turquoise Poncho style
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Painted silk BUTTERFLIES top in blended shades of turquoise ,blues and purples is hand made by Lynne Kiel. The art is hand drawn on pure silk charmeuse framed with brilliant royal blue sheer silk with open sides and the back is solid royal blue.This top wears like a poncho over any outfit ready for a cruise or a wedding. Create you own designer silk ensemble one of a kind look
DESIGNED & HANDMADE by Lynne Kiel
CARE the hand painted silk is completely colorfast. Dry clean recommended.
SIZE one size
Finished width 40 " / 107 cm from edge to edge (open sides poncho style) Finished length 27.5 " / 70 cm from shoulder to hem
CUSTOM ORDERS size and length variations and color variation available by request
DELIVERY complimentary ground shipping in Canada and USA. All parcels are insured and tracked
GIFTING your purchase is packaged in a white gift box with decorative tissue . Care instructions included
THE STORY BEHIND
The winged form of a butterfly has been used as a symbol for the human soul since ancient times .Because of its life cycle of transformation, the butterfly has been used as a symbol for spiritual transformation and resurrection in many world religions and cultures.
THE ARTISTIC PROCESS
Each design is individually hand drawn using a black gutta resist on natural white pure silk charmeuse.
WITH SILK DYES and paintbrushes the color is applied and blended
WHEN DRY the painted silk is steam set, permanently fixing the dye color , then the silk is hand washed and ironed
THE FINISHED hand painted silk is then ready to be made into a One Of A Kind piece of wearable art. Each piece is hand cut and hand made, resulting is slight variations, designed and sewn by Lynne Kiel.
THESE ART PIECES take time and each are unique in their own way. I have made my best effort to show proper coloring of the silk and artwork in all my photos.
CUSTOM ORDERS for variations on length , width, artistic design and color are available by request. Share your ideas and let me make you something special.
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