Blossom coset
Blossom coset

This corset features lace which has been hand-embroidered with silk and metallic threads, and further embellished with crystals and pearls to create a highly embellished surface. It is featured with a petalled skirt made of ivory tulle, which has been embroidered to complement the colouring of the lace and embroidery of the corset.

Blossom corset
Blossom corset

The detail of the hand-embroidery in shades of red, pink and green can be seen more closely in this image.

Blossom corset detail
Blossom corset detail

The subtle shades of pink and red embroidery, with the pearl and crystal enhancements, can be seen in this close-up.

 Grace Corset
Grace Corset

This sumptuous corset in deep red silk has a Tudor-inspired design embroidered in silk and gold threads. The silk shading on the flowers is deliberately understated to allow the beauty of the design to shine through.

Grace corset - back detail
Grace corset - back detail

The use of a contrasting gold duchesse satin bias here, together with black leather cording, adds a subtle detail to the close-laced back of this corset.

Grace corset - embroidery detail
Grace corset - embroidery detail

The delicate shading of the flower in this Tudor-inspired embroidery can be seen in this shot, with the detail of the gold outlining on the flower and the the Jap gold couching which forms the curling stem of this entirely hand-embroidered design.

Stardust - fabric detail
Stardust - fabric detail

The multiple layers of fabric and thread that make up this beautiful fabric are hand-crafted and totally unique. The method of creating this fabric cannot be exactly repeated and so each corset created in this way is a one-off.

Stardust corset
Stardust corset

The Stardust corset is a very fitted style, and is suitable for ladies of all sizes. The flattering curves of this style are enhanced by the detailed embroidery which accentuates the flowing lines of this specially created original fabric.

Stardust corset - back view
Stardust corset - back view

The Stardust is a longer length than some others, and this style is especially flattering for the shapely silhouette. The open back lacing adds allure.

Stardust corset - detail
Stardust corset - detail

It is possible here to appreciate the beautifully hand-crafted fabric that was created especially for this corset. The multilayered fabric was embellished with hand-embroidery, and both the lace trim and embroidery were further embellished with Swarovski crystals.

Stardust corset - back view
Stardust corset - back view

The attraction of the lacing of a corset is shown in this view, with the elongated body shape adding definition and allure.

Adele corset
Adele corset

The gentle curve of this corset subtly enhances and accentuates the décolletage.

Adele corset
Adele corset

This back-fastening corset in deep purple silk has been decorated with hand-beaded Venis lace panels, which have been applied to accentuate the curves of the wearer. The duchesse satin trim complements the finish.

Samara corset
Samara corset

This corset is lovingly created from a unique fabric which was specially created by Belladonna & Roses. The beaded lace appliqué further enhances the sumptuous glittering effect.

Samara - detail
Samara - detail

The antique lace, which was dyed to complement the colourway of this corset, was applied in two panels to the front of this corset. The extensive hand beading of this lace was created by applying a mixture of crystals, bugle beads and pearls to create a rich texture.

Samara - fabric detail
Samara - fabric detail

This close up shows a little of the detailed work necessary to create this unique fabric. The multiple layers of linen, fibres and organza were densely stitched with metallic thread to create this sumptuous effect.

Coco corset
Coco corset

This simple and elegant corset is made of ivory silk, overlaid with Rashel lace, and subtly decorated with hand-made organza flowers. The black duchesse satin binding gives a clean and elegant finish to the design.

Coco corset - flower detail
Coco corset - flower detail

The close fit of the corset enhances the figure, with the hand-made organza flowers with pearl centres to accentuate the cleavage.

Coco corset - back detail
Coco corset - back detail

This lace-embellished corset was finished with an open-back lacing using silver eyelets and black lacing.

Nayru corset
Nayru corset

Golden organza rushed over old gold dupion silk creates the soft texture of this corset. The organza is held in place with bullion roses made from cut purl metallic thread and studded with Swarovski crystals.

Nayru corset - back view
Nayru corset - back view

The softly textured panels at the front of the corset are shown here with the contrasting back panels, which although made from the same combination of organza and silk have been left plain so as to enhance the effect of the front of the corset. The garment is finished in gold duchesse satin binding.

Detail of Nayru corset
Detail of Nayru corset

The detailed ruching of the organza, together with the embroidered roses and crystals, can be seen in this close-up.

Hera corset
Hera corset

This emerald green silk corset is heavily hand-embroidered and has lavish beading. The design, inspired by the colours and markings of a peacock, forms a heart-shape of beads across the front opening.

Hera - embroidery detail
Hera - embroidery detail

The fan-like pattern found on a peacock's feathers inspired this design, which is hand-embroidered in eight different shades of silk and metallic thread and accented with tiny beads.

Hera corset - beading detail
Hera corset - beading detail

This shows the lavish beading detail on the front motif, encompassing shades of bronze, blue, green and silver to accentuate the design.

Firebird Corset
Firebird Corset

This spectacular flame-coloured corset was inspired by Stravinsky's 'Firebird' music and is made of red linen, overlaid with brilliant-coloured fibres and then topped with metallic organza which has been machine embroidered in gold thread. This item is currently on sale in my Etsy shop.

Firebird Corset
Firebird Corset

This view shows the back of the Firebird corset, with the bright red lacing emphasising the satin bias trim and the multi-coloured shading of the fibre and fabrics used.

Gothic Corset
Gothic Corset

This corset in black linen, has been embellished with a gothic motif hand-embroidered with silver and bronze metallic threads and beads. The Venise lace has been hand-beaded and embroidered to complement the Gothic motif. This corset is currently on sale in my Etsy shop.

Gothic Corset - Motif detail
Gothic Corset - Motif detail

This close-up of the Gothic motif applied to this corset shows the detail of silver and antique threads and beads used in this hand-embroidered design.

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"The timeless and enduring beauty of the corset is at once ancient and futuristic"

Velda Lauder