The inspiration for this design came from reading an old account of a sailor encountering the swirling colours of St Elmo’s Fire (a luminous electrical corona) as he returned home one dark night, to Achintraid. He referred to the phenomenon in Gaelic as Solas Biorach - spiky light.
Finished bust circumference (with bands worn open): 138 (162.5, 186.5) cm / 54¼ (64, 73½) in
Worn by Iona and Claire in the first size
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