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Rope Lava

The rug Rope Lava

This rug is 2 cm thick and then cut down to make a 3D effect in lava.  Here it is photographed at the Glacier Lagoon Jokulasarlon at Vatnajokul National Park.  This formation of lava called rope or pahoehoe lava can be seen in many places in Iceland.

Hand sculping the rug with scissors is very time consuming using different size of scissors to get the required 3D effect.  The colours used are slate grey, black, dark red, red, orange and yellow

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 The size of the Rope lava is ca. 90 cm x 90 cm

A wing from a fallen angel or

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” A wing of a fallen angel” This is beginning of a new rug with working title  or is it a form of something else.. only time will tell.  In the mean time it is my pure enjoyment to see it to come to life on the frame.  The colours will be in the shade from blackish grey to greyish white and as always I am working with the rare Icelandic wool.  But is this a fallen angel ?

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The shading of the wing of the fallen angel is comming togehter and I am nearly there…