New Looks!

Now the the first run of scarves are done, it’s time to start pulling together the “Narcise look” for FW2014. I had such a terrific time with my friend Jody earlier this week. I just took a big bag of jewelry and scarves and we went adventuring. She chose the pieces and how to pair and wear them and I just kept my camera handy. Love love love this lady’s look!
Sangria small

Arimatsu small sitting 2

Arimatsu small

Mineral headwrap large

Mineral large

 

First Series of Scarves is DONE!

This series has been such a fun learning experience! The culmination of the experimenting I started in Portland in early July is 76 handwoven, hand-dyed scarves in five colorways. I’m planning to continue this series, in these five colorways, through my Fall and Winter shows and will have line sheets available for stockists in the coming week or two. Both sizes of scarves in all five colorways will be available beginning this weekend at SOHA Gallery (Make sure and stop by TONIGHT! for Peter Manion’s All the Art on the Floor opening reception); and at Saturday’s Party on Pestalozzi outside the Venice Cafe. Without further ado, Narcise’s FW14 collection: Textile.

Sargasso

Sargasso

Mineral

Mineral

Poppy

Poppy

Aramitsu

Aramitsu

Sangria

Sangria

Tribal Gilt

Lest you think Narcise had abandoned here beloved metals altogether, here’s a sneak peek at one of the final prototypes for the brand new series, coming just in time for fall!

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New For Fall

I’m excited to announce that Narcise is adding a line of hand-woven, hand-dyed scarves to the fall offerings. In addition to the great earthy, organic jewelry you know and love, you can now adorn yourself and your loves in these stunningly soft scarves! Check out the events page or the stockists page for info on where to find Narcise this fall!
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Sabbatical

I’m enjoying some time away from the heat and hustle of St Loius to stretch my creative wings a bit on the west coast. I’ve been in Portland for a week and anticipate another week or so here before heading to San Francisco. I very purposefully left all my jewelry tools in STL with the intention of working in some other modalities that have interested me for some time now. So far, I’ve been pretty immersed in teaching myself shibori dyeing and yesterday afternoon I wrapped a piece of white rayon up in some steel and set it to oxidizing, with the intent of over dyeing the results in my indigo vat. I’m pretty tickled with how most everything has come out so far! Keep an eye out for some of these alongside my jewelry at Strange Folk Festival!
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Works From the Studios

Just got notice that two of my recent pieces have been accepted into the Works From the Studios exhibition at the Craft Alliance gallery in St. Louis, on display from 6/27-8/10 at the Delmar Loop gallery. Super humbled and excited!!! Stay tuned for info about the opening reception!

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