Junya Watanabe spring ready-to-wear runway shot. COURTESY OF REX/SHUTTERSTOCK

Fashion and fine jewelry often reflect the current mood of the culture, and spring 2017 is no exception. From political protests to the return of the powerful rocker styles of the ‘80s, there is a movement toward a modern version of punk. Whether toned down and feminine, spiked with edgy lines or inspired by tattoo motifs, the contemporary versions are boldly interpreted in black and softened with the glow of gold.


Moratorium 18K gold Cocoon full pavé pendant necklace. moratorium.nyc, $9,348

Karch x Wolfe Love Struck Wildfire Crown Milagros ring set in 10K yellow gold with blackened silver. karenkarch.com, $475

Gillian Steinhardt 14K gold and black diamond earrings. gilliansteinhardt.com, $2,660


This article originally appeared in the April 2017 edition of INSTORE.