I wanted to do more clothing looking books like Jacket. I had this buckle (I think it came from a duffel bag) and it fit the ribbon perfectly, so, I made it into a belt. Once I wrapped it around the book I had a tail to deal with. I cut the ribbon like people do and called it Bookmark.
This piece is shipped ready to hang and frame if desired. Artist signature and details are hand printed on the back. Caring for this piece is simple dusting. Encaustic does not respond well to extreme fluctuations in temperature – Do not freeze or leave in a hot vehicle.