A beautiful themed collection of 3 Colour Blend Embossing Powders.
This set consists of the following colours: Turkish Coffee, Vintage Turquoise & Tarnished Brass.
This trio of powders was inspired by Gwen Lafleur and her
travels in the Middle East, particularly in Turkey - a fascinating country
which, among many other things, is famous for Turkish Coffee. This beverage is
known for its thick consistency, deep dark color, strength, and rich flavor and
aroma. Its corresponding embossing powder embraces those traits with an added
metallic shimmer, making the color even richer.
While Turquoise was originally mined in Persia, it was first
brought to Europe via Turkey, forever linking the country with its namesake
gemstone. Older turquoise has a tendency to be a bit greener, and this powder
has hints in that direction that are highlighted if you stamp with green ink
before embossing. True turquoise is characterized by its matrix; darker veins
(often gold colored) that contrast beautifully with the blue-green. We've made
sure to highlight that characteristic with metallic gold flecks throughout the
This Trio is rounded out with a lovely Tarnished Brass - a
metallic brass flecked with blacks and browns to give it a more aged look. This
was inspired by the antique brass Turkish and Arabian coffee pots, incense
burners and decor, as well as beads which are common throughout this part of