According to The Book of Symbols( 2010: Ed. A. Ronnberg,)thread denotes everything from lines of narrative to filaments of being. A slender thread can become a whole fabric.Although it appears thin & delicate,threads of spider silk have greater proportionate tensile strength than steel.
The solar spider of the Brahma Upanishad weaves his universal web with a single thread. Silk is a beautiful fabric to work with. Back in my college days we experimented with silk painting & printmaking.This was the result….
Linocut print on silk with seed beads & Egyptian paste beads.
My current work is based on the mythic Norns who sit at Urdr’s Well by one of the roots of Yggdrasil.They spin,measure and cut the threads of life….