Independent Archives: Silk Jewelry

Enjoy a scroll through our history. Owner Susan Thomas has been creating unique textiles since the 1980's. Here is a partial recap of some of the phases of artistic development we've explored. 

2002: Silk Jewelry. Materials and Techniques: Hand dyed silk thread exterior, hand felted merino wood Interior, Hand Crochet Construction. Inspiration: Tribal ceremonial jewelry from The Krobo Tribe in Ghana and the Ndbele Tribe in South Africa. Read about them in the book 'African Ceremonies' by Carol and Angela Fisher Beckworth