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Handmade Production With A Low Carbon Footprint


Artisanal and heirloom fashion accessories defined by hand made production and a low carbon footprint, paired with timeless designs that may be handed down from generation to generation. Joy Hand Painted Silk upholds ethical and environmental values that our vital for our planet. Our customers love our products for how they look, feel and fit. Being sustainable is an added bonus!


Joy Hand Painted Silk presents seasonally inspired art to wear and accessories that offer an opportunity to escape from global fashion with hand-crafted work that hopes to inspire through light and bring a small amount of joy into your life. 


Modern luxury as simplicity, an escape from the dissonance of the industrial and media worlds into a world of peace and harmony. The beauty of this work is that it is for wearing. In the wearing it finds its purpose; transforming the wearer with its light, channeling human energy into a unique presence. 


Each scarf is individually painted and steamset by hand in my art studio in Ashland, Oregon, using the finest French silk dyes, known the world over for their brilliance. Limited edition color palettes are seasonally inspired by nature.

High quality standards are assured through the entire process from painting to packing and shipping for your satisfaction. Commissions accepted, please see our Custom Order page for details


Individually hand painted and signed by the artist. The signature Ruana, prized as a highly versatile addition to your wardrobe. It is a poncho-like garment, similar to a cape, open in front, often worn as a wrap. This classic design allows you to accessorize your personal style with ease and beauty. Lightweight sheer and flowing chiffon is edged and trimmed with a bit of satin adds just the right weight for a perfect drape. Works with elegant and casual outfits. 


∙ Hand Painted Silk fashion accessories for wardrobe and home

∙ Yardage by commission

∙ 100% Silk Chiffon & Satin Ruanas

∙ Charmeuse, Jacquard, Crepe de Chine & Chiffon shawls and scarves in various dimensions

View the collection of color elements and swatches here.

































custom shawl for Mother of the Bride for a destination wedding
Custom hand painted silk ruana "Earthsong"
Conceptual design for a custom skirt

Custom hand painted silk ruana, colors designed to match the book cover "Earthsong".

Conceptual design for a custom skirt for Mother of the Bride for a destination wedding in Hawaii.

Behind the scenes, a custom shawl for a Bride - work in progress.

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