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Irina Brynner Necklace Rubies & Gold

Item No: 102662 Categories , , ,

Irena Brynner Modernist Necklace

18kt Gold Rubies
Approximately: long

Irena Brynner was one of America’s distinguished studio jewelers. Developing her personal style within a context of international art jewelry in the post-World War II era, Brynner played a significant role in American jewelry design.

Brynner saw jewelry as an opportunity to make “wearable sculpture,” an approach that has continued to guide and inspire her work for more than four decades. Her works are also highlighted by unusual treatments of clasps and closures. The artist viewed her work as a logical extension of her early interest in sculpture: “I did not compromise my work when I stopped doing large sculpture; my jewelryis sculpture that relates to the human body.”

Brynner’s early work was sold through the Georg Jensen shop in New York. In 1958 Brynner exhibited at the Brussels World’s Fair and, in 1959, was given a one-person show at the Museum of Contempora


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