17 April 2012


Joy Hand Painted Silk To Launch Earthsong Scarflette To Environmentally Conscious Celebrities On Earth Day 2012


Joy Hand Painted Silk, in association with The Artisan Group, will gift the "Earthsong Scarflette" on Earthday 2012.



In honor of Earth Day 2012, The Artisan Group’s Celebrity Gifting SWAG bag will include Joy Hand Painted Silk’s “Earthsong Scarflette.”, Environmentally-conscious celebrity recipients include Jeremy Piven, Tom Hanks, Bill Maher, Adrian Grenier, Kate Bosworth, P!nk, Leonardo DiCaprio, Dave Matthews, Rosario Dawson, Woody Harrelson, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Daryl Hannah, Drew Barrymore, Ellen DeGeneres, Orlando Bloom, Jake Gyllenhaal, Josh Hartnett, Sting, Barbra Streisand, Alicia Silverstone, Courteney Cox, Cameron Diaz, KT Tunstall, Mark Ruffalo, and Edward Norton. 


Joy Hand Painted Silk is an artist/designer-owned, artisan fashion accessory design shop located in southern Oregon. Joy Light has been designing and producing limited-edition fashion accessories by hand since 1989. The Earthsong Scarflette is inspired by spectacular aerial photography of the earth, featured in Berhardt Edmaier’s book, Earthsong.  The beauty of our blue-green planet is reflected in the palate used in the Earthsong Scarflette by Joy Hand Painted Silk.  Joy Hand Painted Silk operates with respect for the earth using non-toxic dyes and limited edition production runs, with an eye towards conservation of natural resources.  

Joy Hand Painted Silk is proud to be included in The Artisan Group’s effort to raise awareness of low-impact eco-couture manufacturing practices this Earth Day 2012. Joy Silk artisan accessories are individually hand crafted and made to order. The scarflette is available to the general public by pre-reservation until April 23, 2012 on Etsy (www.Etsy.com/shop/joyflower).  Joy Silk keeps it simple with affordable, hand-made haute couture accessories and is a member of the American Craft Council and The Artisan Group.



To learn more about Joy Hand Painted Silk Products or to schedule an interview with artist/designer Joy Light, visit http://www.JoySilk.com, call 541-499-7331, or email joy@joysilk.com 


Joy Light, Joyflower's sole proprietor, is a resident of Ashland, OR.


Heather Collection by Joy Hand Painted Silk

Featuring the Heather Collection - A whispered invitation to hushed mountain landscapes - nurturing elegance, effortlessly chic!
Emerald Isle Ruana
Emerald Isle is vibrant and alive, green is life. Abundant in nature, green signifies growth, renewal, health and environment. So many shades of green - from the fresh spring color of the newly opened leaves to the strong green of a mighty oak tree. 
Golden Heather
Golden Heather is a celebration in champagne, delicate heathery taupe and earthy spring green. Precious. 
Silver Heather
Silver Heather is a delicate heathery taupe with earthy spring green and silver. Inspired by the poem Bonnie Auld Scotland, praising the "fragrant hills of purple heather.” 
Heather Collection
A ruana is like a cape but with open sides, our hand painted silk ruana is made from chiffon silk. The satin trim all around gives just the right weight for the perfect drape. Looks great with your LBD or with jeans and a t-shirt for a casually put together look. Measures approximately 42 x 79 inches.

Irish Moss
Soft spring green combines gracefully with elegant silver and golden wheat to create the Irish Moss color combination. Irish folklore claims Irish Moss as a good luck charm to be taken on long journeys, or to be placed under the rug at home to bring money and prosperity to the household.

A ruana is like a cape but with open sides, our hand painted silk ruana is made from chiffon silk. The satin trim all around gives just the right weight for the perfect drape. Looks great with your LBD or with jeans and a t-shirt for a casually put together look. Measures approximately 42 x 79 inches.

16 April 2012

Earth Collection by Joy Hand Painted Silk

Today we feature the Earth Collection from Joy Hand Painted Silk. 
What's your favorite color? 
Find your favorite color at Joysilk.com or shop our Etsy Store for a selection of one of a kind scarves and jewelry.
Amber
Amber: A silky tiger’s eye combination of espresso, caramel and golden beige.

Canyon Ruana
Canyon: Ricy violet, sunset orange and warm sienna brown. Did you know he color sienna derives from the most notable Renaissance location for the earth, Siena, Italy, and is short for terra di Siena, "earth of Siena."

Driftwood
Driftwood: Stricking silvery grey with deep rich choclate brown and espresso. In Feng Shui, the color brown represents the element of wood.
Misty Orchid
Misty Orchid: sophisticated pearl white contrasts beautifully with soft lavender and rich mocha. Did you know the Orchid family is the largest family of the flowering plants?
Sedona
Sedona: Warm browns with deep reddish brown tones.  Inspired by red-rock monoliths of the Arizona desert, Coffeepot, Cathedral and Thunder Mountain.
Amber Ruana
Did you know the gemstone Amber is one of the birthstones listed for the Sun Sign Taurus. 
Driftwood Ruana
Sophisticated dove grey and taupe swirl with rich chocolate brown to design the ideal shawl for your business attire or dressed down euro style with jeans and a t-shirt. Try wearing it sarong-style over your swim suit for a fashionable apr├Ęs swim at the beach or poolside.
Misty Orchid Ruana
Sophisticated shades of taupe, orchid and silvery grey are featured in this gorgeous silk wrap. This classic design allows you to accessorize your personal style with ease and beauty. 
Sedona Ruana
A wrap is always flattering, always chic – as perfect for cool summer evenings as it is cozy for cold winter nights. 
Amber Ruana
A ruana is like a cape but with open sides, our hand painted silk ruana is made from chiffon silk. The satin trim all around gives just the right weight for the perfect drape. Looks great with your LBD or with jeans and a t-shirt for a casually put together look. Measures approximately 42 x 79 inches.


05 April 2012

Earthsong for Earth Day - Photo Album


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I shot this album in natural light atop my marble dining table on a late winter afternoon during the time I was creating the Earthsong Scarflette.
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The first limited edition is being presented to an a-list of environmentally-conscious celebrities including  Barbara Streisand, Drew Barrymore, Ellen Degeneres, Sting, Tom Hanks, Cameron Diaz, Daryl Hannah, Woody Harrelson, Bill Maher, Kate Bosworth, Leonardo DiCaprio, and many others. Each of the 30 celebrities will receive Joy's new Earthsong Scarflette in their gift bag on Earth Day April 22! 

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This was shot whilst the scarflettes were drying after being painted in my studio on a sunny day in late February in Southern Oregon. 
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