Pergamenta Paper, Gold Leaf. Thread.
Hand stitched and knotted onto Fabriano hot press watercolour paper.
A ring of paper cut-out feathers, each one is individually cut out with scissors, and gilded with 23 carat gold leaf. The paper is pergamenta, a manufactured paper which is slightly translucent and favoured by calligraphers as it is very smooth and has a slight parchment look to it.
The feathers are folded and hand stitched and knotted onto the backing paper. The ring contains about 140 feathers.
50 x 50cm 10cm deep
Box framed in limed wood from sustainable sources.
Completed late Summer2020