Simply magnificent iconic IRADJ MOINI huge 'wrapped heart' pin inspired by the work of Fulco di Verdura,
and reinterpreted by Iradj in the 1990's. Features a heart of luscious ruby red cabochons wrapped up by a ribbon of clear Swarovski crystals. The cabochons are open backed and unfoiled. All stones are prong set. Antiqued silvertone base metal.
Measures 3 1/4"L by 2 1/4" at widest by 1" deep.
Signed IRADJ MOINI.
Excellent vintage condition.
Iranian born jewelry designer Iradj Moini has designed jewelry in New York since 1989 and created extravagant runway pieces for Oscar de la Renta and other couture designers. His unique, handcrafted creations are one-of-a-kind and he utilizes the highest-end and semi-precious imported stones. It is said that no two pieces are exactly alike. His jewelry was exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2006 as a part of Iris Apfel's collection and was also featured in the Trop Exhibit at the Louvre where he has three pieces in their permanent collection. Recent auctions at Doyle New York saw some phenomenal prices for this contemporary costume jewelry. Signature Designs/Techniques: Imported glass stones, super sized brooches, drop dead gorgeous necklaces, one of a kind jewelry, figurals. Iradj Moini.
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