The one-of-a-kind Purple Heart Cire Perdue designed and created by Elton John and LALIQUE raised $80,000 USD. The auction took place at the Foundation’s March 4 Academy Awards Viewing Party auction in Los Angeles with 100% of proceeds benefiting the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF), a leader in the global effort to end AIDS. All proceeds from the auction will benefit EJAF’s lifesaving work. This exceptional sculpture is a heart form that was chosen because it is a universal symbol of love and the color purple signifies spirituality and emotion versus materialism, the same core values expressed by the ELTON JOHN MUSIC IS LOVE collection. “The heart is inspired by the Tourbillons motif, an iconic and recognizable LALIQUE design, and includes a clef symbol that embodies the name of the collaboration, ELTON JOHN MUSIC IS LOVE,” says Marc Larminaux, Artist & Creative Director of LALIQUE. “Love is ultimately what guides…