The sister of #34 - A Galaxy Of Swirly Onyx - that I made for my pal Ms Carpet.
The "gems" are from the same piece of Saralisa fabric that she so generously gave me.
It's a mad mad piece of fabric, man! I can get quite a few piecesThe Empress Dowager's New Jewels out of it and they will never look the same.
I love it when the print on a piece of textile tells a story (in this case, it's many tales!) and it inspires me to try to translate them onto the jewels.
On this piece, I like the minimal black and the sparse-ness that the white provides - almost like a Chinese ink painting.
I also like how the print has worked out on the ruched reverse side as well.