A jewellery collection inspired by the unpredictability of life
I’ve always been a lover of jewellery. I was the girl at school with about 5 necklaces around her neck, and 10 bracelets on each arm.
While beads, shells and sparkles were once a thing (actually, they still are, aren’t they?), as I got older, my taste got refined. More importantly, I started looking into jewellery with more of a back story and soul to it’s craft. Which is why on my latest trip to Hawaii, I had the pleasure of taking with me a brand I have worked with before, and whose creations are the essence of story telling through art.
Inspired by beautiful chaos : “Neptune”
You might remember the name Katie Rose, we did this epic shoot together a few years ago now.
All images by Lia Turiano
Her new pieces added some much appreciated bling to my adventure filled days.
Custom made to tell your Tale
What I love about Katie’s jewellery — and this is something I noticed right from the first time I worked with her, is her ability to custom make pieces that tell a story. And since telling stories is one of my favourite things to do, I really appreciated the thought and consideration that goes behind every beautiful crafted piece of Katie’s.
Her forte lies in making custom wedding and engagement rings, but that isn’t only where her talent lies.
Katie’s pieces are slow fashion and made using sustainable practices, with recycled silver and gold, as well as ethically sourced precious and semi precious gemstones. Each piece is handmade using solid metals and are made to last a life-time.
Her poetic way of working with diamonds reminds me of the intricate way our constellations and stars are made. With a chaotic, beautiful bang, yet perfectly curated.
The magic behind her newest “Neptune” collection is inspired by the movement of the ocean. Unpredictable, shapeless, flowing.
The seemingly eclectic way some of the crystals and jewels are placed evoke the serendipitous and unexpected moments we tend to have in life. Embracing them in all their beauty and wearing them proudly.
“The ocean puts everything — life— into perspective. I wanted to create pieces which women would wear and feel that sense of being, being apart of something bigger something special in this big beautiful world” added Katie, “I also feel like the ocean is this big inspiration pool, where I can throw in an idea or creative thought, it swirls it around and expands it for me”