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Greensleeves Katherine's Cup Spindle

GS1 GS2 GS3 GS4 GS5 GS6 GS7 I try to buy something durable with my Chinese New Year money every year and this year it's my first spindle. Her name is Grape Soda and she's a beautiful Greensleeves Katherine's Cup from Greensleeves Spindles. She has a 2.5 inch Purpleheart whorl with a Macassar Ebony Shaft. The last photo is my first hand-painted braid, Falkland wool top in the "Autumn" colorway from Spunky Eclectic which I am currently spinning.

Chinese Suzhou Style Hand Embroidered Peonies Silk Scarf

(100% Silk on Silk) by Ink Jade Studio peonyscarf1 peonyscarf2 peonyscarf3peonyscarf4 I embroidered this as a Xmas present (design not by me though as this was from a kit) for a close friend. Just delivered it safely and on time. :)

Pearl Blossom Necklace

pearlblossom pearlblossomcloseup Handmade from scratch by me using materials from a kit bought locally (so unlike my other pieces I didn't design this). Materials used: Genuine Swarovski crystals, Swarovski pearls, natural freshwater pearls, Toho seed beads.

Black Lip Shell and Cherry Blossom Buyao Hairstick 黑蝶贝樱花步摇

0051w Materials: black lip shell hairstick, white shell sakura, crystal, brass, shell pearls, glass butterfly and teardrops Hairstick length: Approx 12.5 cm Dangle length: Approx 9.5cm The black lip shell was chosen for its natural iridescence(look at the greenish part) which you can see in the photo. The silver colored dangle at the end represents a peacock's feather.

Cold Plum Reflects the Snow Buyao Hairstick 寒梅映雪步摇

0050-1w 0050-2w Materials: brass, rabbit fur, crystal, red agate, freshwater teardrop pearl Hairstick length: Approx 14cm Dangle length: Approx 9.5 cm Meant to evoke the crystalline purity of fresh plum blossoms in snow. The pearl used is a natural freshwater teardrop pearl. It's actually inspired by my favorite tune (^3^) This is the character theme music of a character from Taiwanese Pili Puppet Show 霹雳布袋戏。[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2uG4Zuc0-Y[/embed]

Blue Peony with Cloisonne Butterfly Buyao Hairstick 蓝牡丹景泰蓝蝴蝶步摇

0049-1w 0049-2w Materials: brass, acrylic peony, opal, jade, cloisonne butterfly,glass, shell pearls Hairstick length: Approx 13.5cm Dangle length: Approx 11 cm Tinkly if you like the sound.Love the cloisonné butterfly.

Purple Lotus and Morning Glory Buyao Hairstick 紫色莲和喇叭花步摇

0048-1w 0048-2w Materials: dyed bone(bovine), resin, brass,jade, glass, crystal, shell pearls Hairstick length: Approx 10cm Dangle length: Approx 13 cm The lotus is a symbol of purity and transcendence in many Asian cultures.It grows out of the mud in the darkness but remains unstained. (Yeah, it happens to be my studio logo too (^_-)y )

Purple Resin Flower with Butterfly Buyao Hairstick 紫色树脂蝶恋花步摇

0047-1w0047-2w Materials: brass, resin, jade, glass, purple freshwater pearl,crystal Hair stick length: Approx 18.5cm Dangle length: Approx 8cm The pearl is a naturally purple freshwater pearl and the Czech glass teardrop a gorgeous shifting bluish-purple.

Peony and goldfish buyao with fluorite bead/牡丹金鱼萤石步摇 [SOLD]

0046-1w 0046-2w 0046-3w Materials: brass, resin, crystal,shell pearls, fluorite Hairstick length: Approx 16.5cm Dangle length: Approx 9.5cm Resin peony. The natural fluorite bead is green with a blush of purple(it looks darker in the photo because of the lighting).