7 x 2 x 0.5 cm
Used rapid covid test, lycra, beads, sterling silver, aluminum
These earrings are very light weight for their size.
Louise Perrone is a Canadian textile jewellery artist whose work explores ideas about gender, labour and sustainability. Employing techniques that combine the traditions of goldsmithing, hand sewing and mending, her materials are derived from domestic and industrial textile and plastic waste.
Born in London, England, Louise Perrone holds a Bachelor of Art in Sculpture from the Nottingham Trent University and a Post Graduate Certificate in Art and Design Education from the University of Brighton. In 2002 Perrone graduated from Alberta College of Art and Design with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Jewellery and Metals. Exhibiting widely across Canada, the USA and Europe, Perrone's work has been featured in several publications. She is a recipient of the Governor General of Canada's Academic Medal and the Alberta College of Art and Design Alumni Legacy Award. She teaches in the Jewellery Department at LaSalle College Vancouver.