Thursday, June 1, 2017
4 Ollin about halfway done.
It is such a lovely feeling when you know that it is nearly over and it is going to be everything you wanted and more. I still have a ways to go with this but it is coming together so beautifully.
The yelek and belt buckles are both solid 20s mother of pearl, and i managed to find some MOP fingerbone shaped beads by accident. The ollin-lauburu symbol my husband made for me turned out fine, and those are yak bone beads from a mala there. The fabric is from an unused bolt of mourning silk for a kimono, and it is lined with silk from my first wedding dress.
I'm going to add another ollin-lauburu on the center back seam of the yelek in the manner of a semi-formal single crested kimono.