Tuesday, August 27, 2013

TERRA NOVA , WORK IN PROGRESS


WORK IN PROGRESS

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TERRA NOVA
COLLAR / NECK ORNAMENT














Materials used to create TERRA NOVA :
Old Uzbek fabric embroidered , from a traditional " Suzani " , 70/80 years old.
Silk Sari red printed flowers , this pattern remind me the Russian cotton used in the Central Asia to lined garments.
The tassels are made with vintage Uzbek woman hair ornament , i cut it to make tassels and i ornate them with French vintage rosary beads .
4 vintage Afghan beads "flowers" in the collar back , where i add the same rosary beads .
I ornate the Uzbek Suzani fabric with :
Shells.
Vintage mother pearls buttons , more 100 years old , from France.
Thick black rayon threads - vintage too .
Vintage French rosary beads in wood , color coral , from 1930s.
Vintage French rosary beads in red crystal.
Vintage French rosary beads in molten glass mauve , cream , black .

I think i forget nothing in the materials list !

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TERRA NOVA
LONG TUNIC






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TERRA NOVA
DRESS




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THE RESULT :


Thank you for your visit and interest
Jenny Eve

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