Iris leaf paper heart on cochineal-dyed silk over dyed paper
Heart card design features a heart of handmade iris leaf paper embroidered on Dupion silk dyed deep pink with Andean cochineal and framed with hand made paper dyed with brazilwood and iron.
The handmade background paper is made with sweet corn husks dyed with cochineal.
These handmade greeting cards are 6" by 4" (15 by 10 cm) in size and bear a unique design feature on the cover. The design is approximately 2.5” to 3” wide and combines a square or rectangle of handmade paper with silk and silk thread dyed with natural dyes, plus other design features. All the cards are unique and the design may vary slightly from the photographs. The product photos show either the whole card or the design feature.
The inside of the greeting card is left blank for your own message. The cards are cream-coloured, 100% recycled paper and each card is accompanied by a white envelope and enclosed in a cellophane wrapper.
Materials: real silk, card, handmade paper & natural dyes!
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