Silk Fiber Lamps | How It’s Made

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August 20, 2015
Mary Hertert of Color Creek – Fiber Art walks you through the steps of making silk fiber lamps into flowers using roving, dye, balloons and polymer adhesive and tulle.
Published on May 21, 2015

See the incredibly detailed approach artisans take to craft strands of silk into colorful lamps. |…

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I've been working with the arts and craft world in many capacities since 1988. Handmade textiles have been my core focus since launching TAFA in 2010.

My hope is to contribute to the economic development potential the arts bring to the world, along with the intrinsic beauty shown in the work. May the world become a friendlier place for artists and nature!

Arrived in Kentucky after a childhood in Brazil, college in Minnesota and 20 years in Chicago. It's been a ride!