Elena Vacide Erda Zimic. Oruga Black Purse. Lima, Peru. Felt.
Vacide Erda Zimic is an artist from Lima, Perú. She designs jewelry and wearable art that made out of recycled materials. Vacide studied fine arts at the pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru. She started her own studio and workshop with local artisans in 1999 and has since designed her own textile collection. The recycled and reclaimed scrap used include fabrics like felt, cotton, alpaca, carpet and other materials, combining different processes such as sewing, rolling, sticking and cutting.