Standing in Light
$ 1,200 Can.
37 x 38 in ( 94 x 97 cm)
‘In all things of Nature there is something of the marvelous.’ Aristotle
‘There is no blue without yellow and without orange. ‘ Vincent van Gogh
The symbolism of Light all across the cultures connects us with consciousness, wisdom, purity, intelligence, love, beauty.
The tree itself is slightly rising of its silk background – a warm blend of Gold yellow and orange with turquoise blue colours. All hand dyed.
16 x 38.5 in (40 x 98 cm)
Discovery Passage is a channel that forms part of the Inside Passage between Vancouver Island and the Discovery Islands which lie off the British Columbia coast north of Georgia Straight. It was named by captain Vancouver for his ship, HMS Discovery.
The trees and the islands are slightly rising of its soft gradient blue silk background. All hand dyed silk and wool, also hand spun.
Most pristine surroundings.
Earth in Blossoms
$ 1,275 Can.
35 x 35 in (89 x 89 cm)
‘ Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit. ‘ Kahlil Gibran
‘ The Earth laughs in flowers. ‘ Ralf Waldo Emerson
Earth is the only planet whose English name does not derive from Greek/Roman mythology. The name derives from Old English and Germanic. In Roman mythology, the Goddess of the Earth was Tellus – the fertile soil. (Greek: Gaia, Terra mater – Mother Earth).
71% of the Earth’s surface is covered in water.
All silk and merino wool. Hand dyed, hand spun. The bright colours of blues and greenness, and pure white blossoms – all growing and blossoming on Earth.
$ 795 Can.
29.5 x 49.5 in (75 x 126 cm)
There are around 800 species of Oak tree in the world. The tree itself can live more than 1,000 years. Garry Oak, being one of hundreds, is connected with the Pacific Northwest.
The Celts held the Oak Tree in a high regard as it was the Tree of the Dagra, which provides protection to the warriors. The Druids had a special relationship with the Oak, they gathered for rituals in oak groves, collecting acorns and the sacred mistletoe with a golden sickle. Ancient kings wore crowns made from Oak leaves to symbolize or represent Greek Gods. Oak leaf crown were also given to Roman commanders during victory.
Oak tree represents ancient wisdom, knowledge, strength, endurance. Also hospitality and safety, as well as a tremendous capacity for kindness.
The silk background of warm rust browns and forest greens is surrounded by pure linen border. Beautiful hand cut leather leaves surround the tree itself. All hand dyed silk and wool.
A mystical symbol of bravery and truth.
20.5 x 43 in (52 x 110 cm) each panel
Seasons are an integral part of life on Earth.
Le Printemps (Spring) – The Earth reawakens and explodes with new life. It is the time of renewal, rejuvenation and seeds sowing. The first blossoms begin to appear, slowly the fruit trees come into bloom, there is the arrival of birds and their songs.
L’ Ete (Summer) – There is the presence of Sun that nourishes us and sustains life on Earth. It is time of light, joy, vitality. There is a smell of freshly cut grass, the abundance of fruit and berries.
L’ Autumne (Autumn) – The last harvest comes and the time of gratefulness for all the bounty we have been given. The ever changing colours of this season arrive with its reds, oranges, yellows. There are the fist cool winds announcing their presence.
L’ Hiver (Winter) – Life is still, silent, dormant. Calm and quiet. It is a time of introversion, contemplation and clarification. There are cool snowy days with many shades of grey and white and silver.
Hand dyed silk of rich seasonal colours, surrounded with cream colour linen border. All trees, slightly rising of its background are created of hand dyed and hand spun curly wool locks.
$ 750 Can.
27 x 34 in (68 x 86 cm)
Hare jumping across the Full Moon. The Moon and the Hare go back to the ancient times. The hare is an emblem of many lunar goddesses such as Hecate, Freyja, and Holda. There are many stories that talk of women who can shape-change into Hares by Moonlight.
In fact, the Hare is the symbol for the Moon.
All silk and wool of incredibly vibrant shades of aqua and turquoise, a touch of golden thread. All hand stitched.
Ever so magical.
28.5 in x 26.5 in (72 x 67 cm)
Labyrinths have been around for over 4000 years and are found in many traditions in the world. The time with the labyrinth might be used for receiving, reflecting, meditating, praying, as well as discovering our own sacred inner space.
Labyrinths are truly sacred places. The design itself is inherently powerful.
Mushroom Honey Flow
$ 750 Can.
13 x 29 in (33 x 74 cm)
Mushrooms grow in all colours, shapes and sizes. They have been used by many cultures throughout time as part of ritual and religion, you might find some that are conducive to magical practice. Going for a walk in the woods on a summer or autumn day, one will see fungi galore popping up, nestled in amongst the ferns and trees. After a rainstorm, peeking out in the yard and one may see tiny spores beginning to sprout in the grass, forming what’s known as a fairy ring.
Honey Flow – being a bee keeper, and honey the liquid gold, the colours of the silk background are honey brown, warm and delicious.
A hand loomed silk of Florence, Italy, borders this tapestry. The silk velvet 3D mushrooms of rich Bordeaux red are rising of the sculpted silk surroundings. All hand stitched.
Tree Of Life
29 x 39.5 in (74 x 100 cm)
In Gaelic, the Tree of Life is called “crann bethadh”. Through threes there is a connection to the Earth and mystical realm. Trees go through seasonal changes. The Celts acknowledged the cycle of life.
The Celtic Tree of Life symbol is one that represents strength, long life, and wisdom, connection to the Earth, the Spirit world, and the universe. It is a symbol that endures times.
The tree itself is 3D, created of hand dyed silk of rich aqua blue and chocolate brown colours, ever so slightly rising of its peach hand dyed silk background. Japanese floral silk border all around. All hand stitched.
$ 750 Can.
13 x 31 in (33 x 79 cm)
Mushrooms grow in all colours, shapes and sizes. They have been used by many cultures throughout time as part of ritual and religion, you might find some that are conducive to magical practice.
Going for a walk in the woods on a summer or autumn day, one will see fungi galore popping up, nestled in amongst the ferns and trees. After a rainstorm, peeking out in the yard and one may see tiny spores beginning to sprout in the grass, forming what’s known as a fairy ring.
The silk 3D mushrooms are rising of the sculpted silk background. A wonderful play of lush greens and brown , the colours of forest. The mushroom tops are created of chocolate silk velvet. All hand dyed silk.
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