Delicate, strong and a little raw was my first impression of Noemi Klein's latest jewellery collection, Epoch 4, and it's one that has lingered, evoked by the sinuous and sharp lines of this lovely range. According to the press release,
to create a thing of beauty and curiosity for the wearer, to forge something out of nothing; articulating the violent necessity of nature, the force by which we live.
What's remarkable to me about this collection is that even though each piece stands on its own, when layered together it both forms a cohesive look and remains distinctive. My eyes flicker from the sculptural rings to the layered necklaces to that wonderful earring diving around this model's ear but yet notice each individually- this is not jewellery that would merge and disappear with whatever else you were wearing.
While I can easily imagine living in these pieces– and don't they seem the kind that make you feel bare when you forget to slip them on of a morning?- they would never blend into the background, but remain unusual, sculptural and lovely. Which is basically my way of saying that I want it. All of it!
Fellow Australian lovers can haunt Violent Green in Brisbane or you can find a full list of stockists here.