In 2011, Brooklyn-based painter Irene Wood launched History+Industry, a jewelry line born from her desire to translate ancient artifact to powerful contemporary adornment. The pieces are infused with elements of royal costuming but function as protective armor for the day to day. Hand-built by Irene in Brooklyn, NY from materials ranging from metals, semi-precious stones and painted wood, each talisman provides an opportunity for its participant to imagine and foster their own personal mythology.
The Party Collection is inspired by epic ragers throughout history. The chosen parties range in time period, culture, intention, but they share the desire to let go and escape into an elevated intoxicated rapturous fantasy.
This statement necklace draws from Count Etienne de Beaumont's 1928 masked Flora and Fauna Ball in the Hôtel de Masseran in Paris.
Two strands of silver and navy blue painted wood, faux rhinestones, gray smoky quartz, gold plated brass tubes, and chunks of pyrite.
Item is final sale and non returnable
Style of Design: Contemporary