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SILK

SILK




Silk is prized all around the world. From fashion to home decor projects, silk can be extremely soft and sensuous, conveying luxure, or it can be beautifully textured and slubby giving a raw natural feel. Either way it is very precious and seductive.

Silk is a natural protein fibre of animal origin, secreted by the Bombyx Mori moth larva to build its cocoon.

The silkworms are caterpillars that feed exclusively on Mulberry tree leaves.

Full of appetite, the silkworms will feed from the tree. In four weeks, they reach 3 to 4...


Ode To Nature

Ode To Nature


ode to nature collection - silk throw pillows, silk decorative pillows, pastel blue throw pillows, This collection is an ode to nature.

From the perfect cocoon designed by the silkworm, the abstract water ripples formed from sunglint, to metal corrosion converting into a rich color palette, this collection seeks to pay homage to these amazing natural phenomena through tones and textures.

Lovely passage from Andrew Reeves's poem:

Oh mother nature
How sweet is your bosom
Oh mother nature
Your patience, an everlasting cushion

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Bougainvillea Vine

Bougainvillea Vine

I was walking on a beautiful morning around my neighborhood in LA, when I came across a dazzling Bougainvillea vine. I had a burst of joy just looking at it, thinking how vivid the colors were and how majestic its density was. 

bougainvilleavinered

Native from Brazil, this ornamantal vines is now found all across the world for the pleasure of our eyes. 

bougainvilleavinepink


Jardin Plume

Jardin Plume

Located at a dozen miles from Rouen in Normandy France, Jardin Plume is a breathtaking garden composed mainly of grasses and perennials. It counts five gardens: le verger / the orchard, le jardin plume / the feather garden, le jardin de fleurs / the flower garden, le jardin d'ete / the summer garden and le jardin d'automne / the autumn garden. Beautifully integrated into its environment, this garden was created to play with the beautiful lights of the changing skies of Normandy.

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From Cocoon to Butterfly