The vogue for more natural shapes, harsh cuts and surfaces has seen a shower of valuable stones setting the scene this season; whether it be a sprinkle of tanzanite, amethyst or pyrite,
crude mineral adornments is in the full flush of style. On the catwalk, architects suggested uncut jewels with a maximalist disposition; at Givenchy an accumulation enlivened by Egypt saw curiously large chunks of blue semi-valuable stones set a hallucinogenic tone while at Dries Van Noten a mid twentieth century femme fatale – Marchesa Luisa Casati – pondered larger than average, geometric drop neckbands.
Things took a more guileful turn at Proenza Schouler however, where sixties and seventies workmanship references saw a determination of bungles dangling hoops add something more natural to a generally organized and direct gathering. Similary, Elie Saab complimented groggily ethereal looks with a complex of harsh cut rings and unenhanced pearl stones bringing forth pendants and studs.
Whether you go full-size or slight, crude stones will stay the most unassuming of outfits with a charging superbness. There's something extremely zen about the unpleasant way of these unforeseen shapes and materials that exhibits a quality of sentiment, innovation and immortal style to your closet. The least complex and most wearable approach to introduce this pattern is with a downplayed pendant however don't be hesitant to try different things with size or a pop of shading.