InspirationFX: Maritime Wharf

Maritime Wharf by: Erin Singleton When these polished pearl nuggets first arrived in the store all I could think of was seaweed spreading across the floor of the Bay of Fundy at low tide. I needed to make something that reminded me of the swirling tide pools and fishermen’s nets draped across the shore. Pearls, urchins and barnacles all come together in this piece. For the focal I’ve created a section of 12-strand spiral kumihimo. A few googled diagrams and a YouTube video later and I was ready to begin with a pattern that reminded me of a nautical rope. …