15 May 2012

You decide! Is it a scarf, a necklace, a belt, or a headband?

If you've been following this blog, you may know that I've been experimenting with daylight for my product photography recently. The photos in this post were shot indoors through filtered light of the setting sun. I moved the photo booth all around the living room to capture the fading light on my newest collection of Limited Edition Scarflettes.  
Coral Scarflette
This soft feminine coral colored scarflette is 22 inches square with a pink tinted semi precious cabochon charm suspended from a silver-tone chain and a lobster claw clasp. Top photo shows the scarf unfurled and worn forward, like a cowl. Second photo (below) shows it with a soft knot and worn doubled around the neck.
This lovely light green "peridot" scarflette is on trend for spring and summer's saturated pastel palette! Cheerful with bits of turquoise and lemon yellow, this will be a perfect go-to accessory when you are wearing white, try it around your waist with a white or other solid color summer dress or shirt dress! Note the gorgeous faceted blue bead suspended from antiqued brass chain.
Peridot Scarflette
The next scarflette may or may not technically be oxblood red, but it is close enough, this gorgeous deep red color was achieved by a shibori dye process called arashi shibori. I folded and wrapped the silk around a tube and saturated it with color. Arashi means rain, and refers to the myriad effects that are achieved with this traditional Japanese "tie-dye" technique. The reference to rain in all it's ways of falling, drizzle to downpour. The effect is quite subtle in this particular piece! A clear quartz crystal is suspended from the silver-tone chain.
ox·blood red  (ksbld)
A dark or deep red to medium reddish brown.
Below is my favorite from the collection, clearly it is not in the saturated pastel range I've been working in recently. This striking scarf is black and silver with some color towards the center and a beautiful gold mandala is outlined over the entire scarflette. The silver tone chain has a lobster claw clasp and a beautiful semi-precious stone charm is clear with a few hints of color shot through.
 Here is a sweet peridot silk flower. I dyed the jacquard silk in a soft array of pastel greens, then sewed the silk flower and attached it to vintage lattice trim that I laced with a rich brown vintage rayon bias ribbon. Very elegant, may be worn at the neck or as a headband, as the chain allows for adjustability.
 Another vintage beauty, this pretty black and gold acrylic flower comes from a necklace given to me by a friend, the gunmetal chain has a vintage mother of pearl bead charm, and the vintage lattice trim is laced with gorgeous taupe rayon bias ribbon. Truly one of a kind and stunning - again, this is adjustable and may be worn in your hair or around your neck. Little girls can wear it as a belt!
 Here's the 22" scarflette worn in an entirely different style - wrapped twice at the neck, and let to dangle dramatically, this abalone colored silk features a gorgeous vintage gold tone double link chain and a very pretty gold tone leaf charm. The longer chain on this particular scarflette makes it very wearable as a belt too!
 Close up of the chain and leaf charm. The scarflette is styled with a soft knot and the chain is secured so the leaf charm drops over the knot, your imagination dictates how you will wear it, in your hair, around your neck or wrist, or as a belt. Try it on for size - there are a few in my Etsy shop now, and I'll be listing these as soon as I can.

 Soft sky blue permeates this next scarflette below, a silver toned chain secures it with a clear quartz crystal. Shown as a cowl below.
You can see the versatility as it is left long in the photo below.
 And finally unfurled as a soft cowl towards the front. This one is also long enough to wear as a belt too.

Please visit our online store at Etsy and if you are shopping - take advantage of saving 15% on your next purchase with the coupon code ETSYXO specified at checkout! It's our pleasure to create custom work, so if you don't see the colors you are seeking, please inquire!


  1. Goodness they are beautiful and quite a few different ways of wearing them too - great work

    1. Thank you, this is a very versatile item, both the 11" mini and the 22" scarflette, can be worn as a belt!

  2. All the pictures are fabulous ... thanks for sharing the wonderful scarfs.

    Happiness to all.

    1. Gosh, are you sure. . . my self-taught photography is a challenge area . . . formerly I had studio lit photos, I learn something new each time I take pictures.

  3. oh my, your favorite, is mine too. I need it!!! lol

    1. Cool, it can be yours Debbi!

  4. I love the last one! Your silk is great!

    1. Thank you, the last three photos really show the versatility of this particular design, and the color is like blue iris!

  5. I love the purple scarflette with chain worn long!

  6. Thanks! The chain and leaf on that one are from a cool vintage necklace.


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