Rock n' roll gypsy lovers dream! Insanely gorgeous English rose floral pattern on a divine silk burnout velvet. Beautiful iridescent beading all over adds extra magic. Entire bottom has fishnet fringed tassels covered in beads as well. So many ways to wear and style...dressed up or down..a timeless and effortless piece to treasure for years to come!
-Emerald Green (SOLD OUT) shown in pix
-Emerald Green WITHOUT BEADING ON SHAWL (SOLD OUT)
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Silk Burnout Velvet
The velvet burnout process, or "Dévoré" as it is also referred, is achieved by applying an acid to a natural, protein fiber (silk) and natural non-protein fiber (rayon). The acid "burns out" the non-protein fiber leaving only the sheer woven silk and hence, creating elaborate and intricate designs. This fabrics is of the highest quality, and is very expensive to manufacture.
The art deco designs on the shawls used to make these beauties are based on 1920s prints and give an amazing stained glass glow when backlit. The silk part of the fabric becomes very sheer, almost transparent. Often referred to as "wearable art", I promise that once you lay your hands on one of these, you will not ever want to take it off.