Gloriosa Lily




A botanical study of a Gloriosa Lily (Gloriosa Superba), which is also known as the South African Flame Lily, being visited by a golden bee. This piece is worked in Goldwork and Stumpwork techniques to create a lifelike image of this stunning flower. It incorporates various padding techniques and the use of Colourstreams coloured sadi threads alongside the English purls and Pearsall’s silks to bring this exotic bloom to life. It measures 18 cm x 28 cm.