Floral Fantasy Wrap is a new pashmina worked with luxurious Swarovski crystals and pearls, gilt metal threads and New Zealand Possum fur. It features a range of techniques used in French couture and has a mirrored design on one end only.
At the moment it is only available in the gold colourway pictured, but I am trying to source pashminas in dark blue and burgundy - so if these colours interest you, stay tuned!
For anyone concerned at my use of fur in this piece - possums are an introduced pest in New Zealand and are destroying their beautiful forests. Their department of Conservation is trying to eradicate these pests and in the process a fur industry has emerged that the New Zealanders have embraced - not only producing fur garments and fur trimmed garments, but also blending fur into knitting yarns to make a super soft and super warm yarn. I am using certified pelts - these are not Australian possums which are protected.