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A Wonderful Or Nue Frog and some pearls

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31 July 2011

A Wonderful Or Nue Frog and some pearls

"......The frog was just begging to be done in goldwork.
This picture is a closeup of the Or nue and patterned goldwork embroidery.
Japan gold, and blue and red silk on blue and red velvet ground, apliqued onto faux suede.
The frog emblem has several layers of wool felt padding under the embroidery to "poof" it up. 
The frog is outlined with gold pearl purl, and the device is outlined in freshwater pearls." 
- "rezansky" (Flickr name)

See the frog hanging out at
http://www.flickr.com/photos/rezansky/430805806/

Rezansky also has a wonderful detailed description of a pair of very heavily pearled cuffs he made, using the traditional Russian pearling method, for an Orthodox Priest's outfit, based on a Russian piece from the 1600s :

http://sites.google.com/site/rezansky/project-gallery/embroidery-projects-1

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1 Comments:

Anonymous Rachel said...

Wonderful, indeed - such dramatic and detailed work!

Sunday, July 31, 2011  

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