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November 35x35 handpainted silk scarf  sasilkgems.com

SilkArt: Peonies in November - hand-painted silk scarf with a yellow topaz border - one-of-a-kind boho-chic abstract wearable art



Flowers of the Month ~ an abstract series

November's flower the Peony with myriads of colors and hues is portrayed in this scarf.

November's gemstone the Topaz is represented by the yellow border around the scarf.

SilkArt: Peonies in November

  • Hand-painted
  • 35 x 35
  • 100 % Silk
  • 8 'momme
  • Silk Flat Crepe
  • High Luster
  • Hand Rolled Hem
  • Jacquard silk dyes
  • Steamed for colorfastness
  • Hand-washable (room temp. water)
  • Signed by Artist
  • Gift Boxed
  • One-of-a-kind
  • Created and Crafted in the USA 

The Importance of Color

The colors, shapes, and textures of flowers always seem to be telling a story. This is why flowers have been enjoyed not just for their sensory delights but also for their symbolic meanings. €

Peony is the flower of romance,prosperity and compassion.

  • The Pink Peony symbolizes are romance and are seen in many cultures as a symbol of good luck and prosperity.
  • The Blue Peony symbolizes industriousness
  • The Purple Peony represents dignity, pride and success
  • The Red Peony signifies honor, respect and prosperity
  • The White Peony sends a message of compassion and bashfulness

Color can influence our emotions, our actions and how we respond to various people, things and ideas. Much has been studied and written about color and its impact on our daily lives.  

  • Yellow symbolizes wisdom, joy, happiness, and intellectual energy.

Silk Flat Crepe

  • A bit like Habotai but slightly crisper and with a more pronounced sheen.
  • Very lightweight silk that has a beautiful sheen!
  • The weave is a type of Crepe weave that is flatter on the surface, shinier than Habotai, but not as shiny as Satin.
  • Hand rolled hems with 100% silk thread. 

The Meaning and Magical properties of Silk

  • wealth
  • luxury 
  • softness 
  • smoothness 
  • prestige 
  • transformation
  • magical insulation

An interesting myth about silk is that it is a ‘natural magical insulator’, meaning that it will keep magical energies contained within itself and its contents from influences of the outside world.

About SilkArt

  • The magical charm and mesmerizing quality of silk compelled me to embrace it as my canvas of choice.
  • The abstract series has been created using brushes but without using gutta or resist.
  • This free approach allows the dyes to travel freely across the silk and the results surprise and excite me every time.
  • The process is very intense and I have to be quick to get in as much detail as I can before the dyes dry.
  • There are no second chances in this process.