SHORT TWIG CREOLES

Bronze

  • These earrings are made of bronze. They were created in collaboration with the Rome-based artist Joanne Burke whose articulated and hand-carved pieces are inspired by organic forms. Adapted for everyday use, these earrings are a shorter version of the previous Twig Creoles shape.

  • Sold as a pair
    Length 7 cm

  • 100% Bronze

    We recommend to use a soft cloth to clean your accessories. All accessories should be kept in their pouch when not worn. We suggest that you avoid contact with any liquids or aggressive chemicals.

    Made in Italy

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Joanne Burke

Joanne Burke lives and works in Rome with her partner, the artist Emi Naggi, in a residence built in the 19th century by the sculptor Giuseppe Sartorio. The outside walls of the building are decorated with sculptures of philosophers, artists and poets’ faces, enveloping the home in a shroud of mystery that commingles harmoniously with Joanne’s world. On the floor, Joanne has laid out her study photos for the Twig pieces: varied arrangements of organic shapes composed from dried flowers and sculpted in wax. She has invented her own alphabet of letters that can be combined to form strings of words and phrases that are as melodic and brilliant as those come from her own lips. The wax compositions are then cast in molds for replication in bronze. ‘The pieces I sculpted grew from this idea of elongating and lengthening a woman whose torso was made from a shell; they are inspired by the flowing movement of long hair and twigs,’ she explains. The twig arrangements slip into one’s hair, caress the neck and come to life with the slightest nod of the head.
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