*Dinh Van Paris for Pierre Cardin 1970 geometric ring in 18 kt yellow gold with 22.85 Cts Turquoise
Sculptural ring designed by Dinh Van for Pierre Cardin.
A three-dimensional wearable sculpture made in Paris, France circa 1970's. This one-of-a-kind cocktail ring was created by Dinh Van for a Pierre Cardin's runaway. It was carefully crafted, with a sleek oval shaped body in solid yellow gold of 18 karats, with high polished finish
The three-dimensional design of this rare piece is composed by the synthesis of the anagram of the P and the C of the designer's name, Pierre Cardin.
Mounted on top, with one oval cabochon cut (19 x 15 x 10 mm) of a natural blue turquoise of 22.85 carats.
Have a total weight of 22.8 grams and the actual size is 5.5, cannot be enlarged.
The top view measures are 18 mm by 22 mm and raise 14 mm over the finger.
Stamped, with French hallmarks; the eagle's head for the assay and guaranty of the 18 kt gold and the maker's maitre cartouche CLM associated to Pierre Cardin.
Jean Dinh Van is a French designer that began is successful career in the 1960 designing for the French jewelry houses of Cartier and Pierre Cardin. In 1972 he started his own company and the followed years his revolutionary designs and style caught on quickly and launched him to the forefront of the jewelry and fashion world. All his designs are very geometric and modern, both, his original vintage pieces created for Cartier and the contemporary creations are highly collectible. Dinh Van pieces are very fashionable, sophisticate and easy to wear, also can be displayed as a small toys, sculptures and "objects du Vertu".
Note: This piece is unique and one-of-a-kind.
Note: This stylish ring is most likely designed by Dinh Van for Pierre Cardin. Dinh Van, trained at Cartier and worked for both, Pierre Cardin and Paco Rabanne in the 1960's before opening his own store in 1965. The clean lines and modernist style is truly 70's Cardin.
This impressive, rare and unique ring is truly a collector's piece. Gold jewelry from Pierre Cardin are very hard to locate and always are one of a kind pieces, only created for special events like runaways.
It is in great vintage condition, with gorgeous original patina.
INVENTORY REF: R0000ASEN/.5480