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Japanese Temari: "Columbine" in Lavender Hologram, Dark Plum, & Peachy Yellow Fyre Werks; Coral and Spring Green Neon Rays on Dk. Red Ground

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Japanese Temari: "Columbine" in Lavender Hologram, Dark Plum, & Peachy Yellow Fyre Werks; Coral and Spring Green Neon Rays on Dk. Red Ground

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  • Handmade item
  • Materials: Dark Red Cotton Polyester Sewing Thread, Lavender Hologram Fyre Werks, Dark Plum Fyre Werks, Peachy Yellow Fyre Werks, Coral Neon Rays, Light Green Neon Rays Plus, Kreinik 153V Matte Dark Red Braid, 3 inch Styrofoam Ball
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Japanese Temari: "Columbine" Pattern in Lavender Hologram, Dark Plum, & Peachy Yellow Fyre Werks Metallic and/or Iridescent Flat Ribbons; Coral and Spring Green Neon Rays Satiny Flat Ribbons; on a Dark Red Ground

Condition: New and Unused

Measurements: the temari is approximately 3" in diameter (7.62 cm)**

The name "Columbine" is derived from the Latin "columba," or dove, because the hanging flower head looks like five doves huddled together. This flower design is very popular in Japanese temari for its dramatic beauty and because it is an easy pattern for beginning stitchers. It is comprised of three Spindles that are interwoven at the center to form a hexagon. This is accomplished by stitching one row of thread on Spindle 1 before moving to Spindle 2 to stitch one row, then moving to Spindle 3 to stitch one row. This process is repeated for the second and subsequent rows of stitching and colors are changed as desired.* The textures and colors of threads used can completely alter the character of the Spindles--shades of yellow or a combination of white Spindles (petals) overlaid with stitching in orange look like pretty daffodils!

*This is only a brief description; for those who are interested in learning to stitch temari, I am planning to provide full instructions in the future.

See the separate listing for a "Columbine" temari in seafoam, orange, plum, navy blue, and gold on a deep turquoise ground.

** Please note that there are no standard sizes for temari. Many temari have a Styrofoam ball as their core, and Styrofoam balls--like 2' x 4' lengths of wood--are not actually the size stated. Styrofoam balls consistently run smaller than their packaging states. Also, the amount of base thread wrapped on a ball may vary and the amount and thickness of pattern threads will vary greatly from ball to ball. Therefore, the measurements I list are loose guidelines only.

Note: The ornament stand is not included in the listing.
Japanese Temari: "Columbine" Pattern in Lavender Hologram, Dark Plum, & Peachy Yellow Fyre Werks Metallic and/or Iridescent Flat Ribbons; Coral and Spring Green Neon Rays Satiny Flat Ribbons; on a Dark Red Ground

Condition: New and Unused

Measurements: the temari is approximately 3" in diameter (7.62 cm)**

The name "Columbine" is derived from the Latin "columba," or dove, because the hanging flower head looks like five doves huddled together. This flower design is very popular in Japanese temari for its dramatic beauty and because it is an easy pattern for beginning stitchers. It is comprised of three Spindles that are interwoven at the center to form a hexagon. This is accomplished by stitching one row of thread on Spindle 1 before moving to Spindle 2 to stitch one row, then moving to Spindle 3 to stitch one row. This process is repeated for the second and subsequent rows of stitching and colors are changed as desired.* The textures and colors of threads used can completely alter the character of the Spindles--shades of yellow or a combination of white Spindles (petals) overlaid with stitching in orange look like pretty daffodils!

*This is only a brief description; for those who are interested in learning to stitch temari, I am planning to provide full instructions in the future.

See the separate listing for a "Columbine" temari in seafoam, orange, plum, navy blue, and gold on a deep turquoise ground.

** Please note that there are no standard sizes for temari. Many temari have a Styrofoam ball as their core, and Styrofoam balls--like 2' x 4' lengths of wood--are not actually the size stated. Styrofoam balls consistently run smaller than their packaging states. Also, the amount of base thread wrapped on a ball may vary and the amount and thickness of pattern threads will vary greatly from ball to ball. Therefore, the measurements I list are loose guidelines only.

Note: The ornament stand is not included in the listing.

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Handmade jewelry should be treated gently: do not shower or go swimming while wearing; polish with a soft damp cloth or a silver-polishing cloth; keep in a cool, dry place such as a soft bag or lined box; do not hang necklaces or bracelets--their weight can cause stringing materials to stretch or connecting rings to pull open. If damage does occur, please contact me to discuss repair or replacement.
Please treat temari with respect. Have clean hands when touching them, keep them out of direct sunlight, and display or store them in a dust-free area (or dust off gently as needed). If temari get wet, colors may run; do not scrub threads as they may break. If necessary, please contact me to discuss repair or replacement.
If components of my jewelry have broken due to a flaw in the components or in my construction, I will be happy to make repairs at no charge to you (including return shipping), assuming that I still have the same components available. If they are not available, I will contact you to discuss options for the repair.
For all other reasons for repair, I still will be happy to do whatever I can, usually for a small fee, and assuming that I have the materials required. Buyer is responsible for cost of repair, shipping, and insurance charges.
As for temari, minor thread replacement may be possible depending upon design, location, and availability of thread. Buyer is responsible for cost of repair, shipping, and insurance charges.

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