LuLu B & Kerry Langlois - artist demonstrations

Includes LuLu B Designs, Kerry Langlois
Saturday, February 17, 11am - 5 pm

Showing LuLu B Designs

LuLu B & Kerry Langlois - artist demonstrations

Join MaryLou Banks & Kerry Langlois in the gallery Saturday, February 17, 11 am - 5 pm. Here's your chance to meet the artists! Be part of the FUN!

ROSALYN ONE OF A KIND NECKLACE
ROSALYN ONE OF A KIND NECKLACE
LB225
various semi-precious gemstones
$980 CAD


LAURA NECKLACE
LAURA NECKLACE
LB224
various semi-precious gemstones
$565 CAD


ROCK N GLAM NECKLACE
ROCK N GLAM NECKLACE
LB223
various semi-precious gemstones
$525 CAD


PAVE EARRINGS
PAVE EARRINGS
LB222
ss, swarovski crystal
$170 CAD


BLUSH DRUZY EARRINGS
BLUSH DRUZY EARRINGS
LB221
various semi-precious gemstones
SOLD


STARDUST DRUZY EARRINGS (GREY)
STARDUST DRUZY EARRINGS (GREY)
LB220
various semi-precious gemstones
$99 CAD


STARDUST DRUZY EARRINGS (BLUE)
STARDUST DRUZY EARRINGS (BLUE)
LB219
various semi-precious gemstones
$99 CAD


STARDUST DRUZY EARRINGS (GREEN)
STARDUST DRUZY EARRINGS (GREEN)
LB218
various semi-precious gemstones
$99 CAD


JONIE EARRINGS
JONIE EARRINGS
LB217
various semi-precious gemstones
$270 CAD


GOLD QUARTZ EARRINGS
GOLD QUARTZ EARRINGS
LB216
quartz
$550 CAD


NUGGET BRACELET
NUGGET BRACELET
LB215
quartz
$245 CAD


QUARTZ DUALITEE NECKLACE
QUARTZ DUALITEE NECKLACE
LB212
various semi-precious gemstones
$969 CAD


LABRADORITE LINE EARRINGS
LABRADORITE LINE EARRINGS
LB209GO
ss, labradorite
$180 CAD


JEMMA BRACELET
JEMMA BRACELET
LB202
various semi-precious gemstones
$235 CAD


SWAROVSKI & DRUZY EARRINGS
SWAROVSKI & DRUZY EARRINGS
LB190
various semi-precious gemstones
$220 CAD


TALISSA NECKLACE
TALISSA NECKLACE
LB069
various semi-precious gemstones
$665 CAD


TAMMY NECKLACE
TAMMY NECKLACE
LB065
various semi-precious gemstones
$685 CAD


PYRITE NECKLACE
PYRITE NECKLACE
LB058
various semi-precious gemstones
$515 CAD


ROSE N THORN BRACELET
ROSE N THORN BRACELET
LB018
various semi-precious gemstones
$1,055 CAD


FILIGREE HEART 'ONE OF A KIND' BRACELET
FILIGREE HEART 'ONE OF A KIND' BRACELET
LB004
various semi-precious gemstones
$440 CAD


Mary Lou Banks is always looking for those deeper treasures that lay just under the surface… unique, perfect in their imperfections and differences. That is exactly what her jewellery is – perfect imperfections.

In 2008, Mary Lou combined her passion for standout jewellery with her background as a geologist to create LuLu B Designs. Her love affair with accessories began from an early age, but was fully realized on her first trip to Paris. She spent hours people-watching, and taking note of the way Parisian women accessorized so elegantly with scarves, shoes and most of all: their jewellery.

After each trip to Europe that followed, she returned with heavier and heavier suitcases, bursting with sparkling, unique gemstones, crystals, silver and freshwater pearls that screamed “Coco.” It only made sense that a geologist (or a “rockhound”) would be inspired to buy stones, but soon her bead box was overflowing. And LuLu B Designs was born.

It was inevitable really, as she grew up in an environment where beauty and creativity were revered. Her mother had a wonderful sense of style, both for the family home and for herself. She passed that love of timeless beauty on to Mary Lou.

LuLu B Designs are inspired by her mother’s timeless aesthetic and the European notion that more is not better. They are also designed with the understanding that jewellery is the most memorable gift that you can buy, even if the gift is for yourself. The way jewellery is selected is an extension of a woman’s true authentic self—different colours, shapes, and stones speak differently to everyone. It’s the most personal purchase a woman can make. And that in itself is beautiful.

LuLu B Designs is dedicated to two very important people. Gord, her brother who passed away from cancer in 2009. He gave her two gifts that will stay with her forever: her nickname “LuLu” and the courage to pursue her dreams of becoming a jewellery designer. And Roslyn, who was also lost to cancer not long after the two opened a boutique together. Roslyn, a dear friend, persuaded her to go to Paris for the first time and encouraged her to always be adventurous with style.

Exhibitions

2017 JOY, Canada House Gallery, Banff, AB
2016 JOY, Canada House Gallery, Banff, AB