Tuesday, January 26, 2010

The Chained Bubble




Artist Statement:  This model comes from the imagination of a grasp of bubbles being pulled together by a chain. The model is presented in black with shiny gold zipper teeth.

Measurements:
Hanging motif : 9.25-inch width, 7.25-inch height
Chain extended from the motif to both side of neck: 6.5-inch each side

Lobster claw clasp closure in gold.

Fungi wall tile




Artist Statement:  Part of my new collection of botanically inspired textured tiles, this one is based on Mushrooms.

This tile is made of Helios Porcelain, left natural and unglazed.

Measures approximately 9" square, by 3" deep, and has a key hole in the back for secure hanging on a screw.

A great accent piece against any background, from vibrant to neutral, these tiles are a great conversation starter!Collect them all.

This listing is for the Fungi tile only, please see the detail shot.

You can see all of the micro tiles in my shop here:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/elementclaystudio?section_id=5393674

**This tile is made to order and will ship in 2 weeks****

Lovely Scarf



Artist Statement:  Lovely scarf made on pure merino wool, colorful and original. Definitely a special piece.  You can order any color, please right me before purchasing.

Materials: 100% merino wool.
Techniques: Mixed knitting & crochet technique, handmade.
Weight: lightweight, easy to wear.
Lenght: 130cm
Smell: wool.
Touch: soft, wooly, warm.
Care: Gently hand wash.

You can see other stuff at
Facebook: MOLDA textile design
www.petu-molda.blogspot.com

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Pomegranate Pendant




Artist Statement:  This beautiful pendant was designed by me (Natalia Moroz) and crafted by the jewelry designer Sergey Zhiboedov (my husband). For ages, pomegranates have symbolized love, fertility, and abundance. The pendant is shaped as a half of a ripe pomegranate, and its left side is set with 16 garnet cabochons (3x5 mm each). On the right side of the pendant, there is a relief of a naked woman. The back of the pendant is textured to imitate the rough pomegranate skin. The pendant is made of sterling silver and has been oxidized to bring out the details. The pendant is stamped with the jeweler's logo (SZ) and 925 (silver)
The pendant is 1.25" (31 mm) wide, 1.5"(37 mm) high, and 0.4"(10 mm) deep. Wide bail (chain opening). The chain is not included.

Pomegranate Beads


Artist Statement: These little seed beads are a bit larger than an actual pomegranate seed. They are a mix of dark pink, tranparent red and maroon glass colors and you will recieve a blend of all three colors.

Hand-shaped and formed by me over a torch, they are wound on a 1/16" mandrel and have a 1.5mm hole. They are fully annealed in my kiln and completely cleaned with a diamond reamer by me!

As this is a made to order listing, it will take me 3 to 5 days to get this order shipped. Also, while I have the quantity at 25 if you need more or less, please leave it in the message at checkout and I will adjust the Paypal invoice.

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Wonderland Tea Party Skirt


Artist Statement: Afternoon tea is a light meal typically eaten between 3 pm and 5 pm. The custom of drinking tea originated in England when Catherine of Braganza married Charles II in 1661 and brought the practice of drinking tea in the afternoon with her from Portugal.

Skirt was handmade from 6 different fabrics that include: red cotton with damask print, red cotton with black lace on it, black cotton, black/red/white/grey striped cotton, cotton with "teatime" print, black cotton with red floral design. It was embellished with velvet and grosgrain ribbons and black tulle.
Zips at the back with an invisible zipper.

Size: L/XL

Waist: 34-36inches

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Multicolour Crocheted Scarf


Artist Statement: This fantastic scarf will make you stand out of the crowd! Wear it as a belt, neckwarmer or even a turban!

This beautiful scarf is 175cm long and 18cm wide. It has been crocheted with fine cotton thread, normally used for embroidery.

Friday, January 15, 2010

Slouchy Gray Tee


Artist Statement: Made to order
Please allow up to 3 weeks to ship after payment
Thank you!

-Loose fit tunic top in Dark charcoal cotton/rayon
-Underarm seam is open
-Irregular tiered hem line
-Clean cut rolled edge
-Flower details on the front neckline

S/M fits sizes 2-6
M/L fits sizes 8-12
L/XL fits sizes 14-16

Please indicate your size AND your measurements when you check out~ =D

Hand wash in cold water
Hang dry

Scarf with Flowers


Artist Statement: This is a scarf created by nuno felting. Nuno felting is an old japanese art where wool is being applied on loose woven fabrics like for example silk chiffon with the help of soap and hot water. 100% handmade for sure.

The scarf is very soft and cosy and can be washed gently in warm water. There will be washing instructions within the packet.

Size : circa 70,8 " x 10 "- 11,8 " / 180 cm x 25 cm - 30 cm

CAUTION : I need about maximum two weeks after the payment has arrived to felt this elaborate scarf.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Bolivia Earrings


Artist Statement: A series of work inspired by the idea of travels to different countries around the world. This earrings have a silhouette of the chakana or Incan cross pierced out of silver. Traditional awayo fabric from Bolivia has been inserted into each of the domed chakana earrings.

To find out about what influenced these earrings, head on over to my blog:

http://adarosman.blogspot.com/2009/07/world-textile-awayobolivia-earrings.html

measurements:
length: 2" inches
width: .6" inch

Handmade Silk Rose Brooches


Artist Statement: Hand made silk roses brooches.

100% Silk . 100% hand cut, 100% hand stitched by me. Brooch back pin.
Can be worn single or together as rose bouquet!

Each piece is one of a kind and unique.
7 cm long (2,75 in) and7 cm (2,75 in) and 6,5 cm (2,55). Ready to ship.

Please note colors may vary screen to screen.

Ñuke


Artist Statement: This will definitely bright up this winter!

Ñuke means "mother" in mapudungun, which is the language of Mapuche, the native people of southern Chile and Argentina. My mother got this colorful yarn for me, so I couldn't refuse to make a scarf with it. I have to say I really like the result!

This scarf has 50 strands, all of them are sheep wool. It has the magenta and the mustard-golden strands. And then, it has a thick yarn in magenta, yellow, green and everything in between. It is really fun!

This accessory is a must-have for this winter, and with its versatility you will certainly use it for many years.

It has a ring on one side, which allows to play with it and use it in different ways: a simple knot, two-sided knot, necklace, double wrap for a neckwarmer... One thing is certain: you'll always get compliments and make heads turn when you are wearing it!

• It measures approx. 36 inches in length (1 meter) and about 4 inches (10 cm) wide in your neck.

• Washing instructions: hand wash in cold water with mild detergent. Hang from the ring and shape it.

• Satisfaction guaranteed. Item must be returned within 7 days for full refund of purchase price (less shipping charges).

Interested in this design in a different color palette? Please feel free to contact me for a custom order. You will be very welcomed!

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Botswana agate sterling necklace


Artist Statement: This necklace is one of a kind, an original design, handmade with sterling silver and botswana agate cabochon.

The botswana agate cabochon has sophiticated purple colors and interesting pattern like many overlaying petals...

exquisite sterling details very well balance and enhance this wonderful cabochon with elegant unsymmetrical design.

a classical feeling with modern touch.

oxidized to apply a nice patina finish.

pendant size, 2" x 1-1/8", a gorgeous size, yet light weight, very comfortable to wear.

sterling oval link chain, 18", can be adjusted 16"-20" at no extra cost. just specify your prefer length at checkout.

Samurai Necklace


Artist Statement: Crochet and metal washer necklace, made from bamboo tape and wools.

Approx 20" inside neck measurement, slight stretch, fits snugly over head with no clasp attachments.

Real statement piece that would look equally stunning on a white t-shirt with jeans or on a little black dress.

Sunday, January 3, 2010

Pattern: crochet handwarmers


Artist Statement: This is for the pattern only. Not the actual item.
If you are interested in having one made for you, just let me know, and I can arrange a special order for you.

Hand warmers are great for those cold days, plus they are just fun and so comfortable to wear. It's like a sweater for your hands.

This is an easy pattern for beginners and up. Made from your basic Redheart worsted weight yarn and an "I" hook.

This pattern is designed so that it isn't bulky, just cozy to wear.
Size fits average teen to adult.

Happy New Year!


Artist Statement: Each "cup" is hand formed out of copper. Then numerous layers are of powdered glass are fired to form the color of the cup. Layers of various shades of blue, then treated to have a matte finish. In the center of a cup rests a silver flower. All hanging from handcrafted sterling silver ear wires that have been oxidized. Flower center my vary.

Cup width: 3/4"
Total Length: 1-1/2"

Enameling is fusing glass to metal, in this case copper. Each piece is fired multiple times including the back to 1500 degrees.