Friday, May 30, 2008

Old World Gold

Artist Statement: This is a necklace made from quality cotton fibers, cotton fabric, brass pendant and delica beads, with freeform crochet and embroidery techniques. The pendant is an old brass piece in golden tones ornamented with bell charms and colorful small cabochons, since this is an old piece there are imperfections such as missing bells. The chain is formed with a colorful cotton local fabric in bright red, green, blue, orange red. The fabric cordon is decorated with wrapped cotton fibers in red, green, black, yellow and orange tones. It is also decorated with crocheted beaded flowery edging and beaded embroidery work using various colorful delica beads. The closure part is crocheted with green and black cotton fibers. Necklace closes with a translucent blue button. Due to all different forms of beaded embroidery and crochet work, the necklace has a very original and stylish look. This necklace is a true eastern charm, absolutely original!

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