Kim Paquet

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    Work in Progress earrings fabricated from Steel and silver. The text is created with an etching technic. The patterns on the surface are made with heat, and the surface is protected with microcrystalline wax.  3.5x6 cm

    Kim Paquet

    Regular price $95.00
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    Work in Progress earrings fabricated from Steel and silver. The text is created with an etching technic. The patterns on the surface are made with heat, and the surface is protected with microcrystalline wax.

    3.5x6 cm 

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    Work in Progress earrings fabricated from Steel and silver, with a Rough Diamond detail. The text is created with an etching technic. The patterns on the surface are made with heat, and the surface is protected with microcrystalline wax.  6.5 x 7.3 cm

    Kim Paquet

    Regular price $170.00
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    Work in Progress earrings fabricated from Steel and silver, with a Rough Diamond detail. The text is created with an etching technic. The patterns on the surface are made with heat, and the surface is protected with microcrystalline wax.

    6.5 x 7.3 cm

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    Kim Paquet
    Kim Paquet

    Kim Paquet

    Regular price $220.00
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    Temporary Relief brooch made from spray can component, concrete, foam, resin and steel

    8 x 8 x 2.5 cm

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    Kim Paquet
    Kim Paquet

    Kim Paquet

    Regular price $220.00
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    Temporary Relief brooch made from spray can component, concrete, foam, resin and steel

    8 x 8 x 2.5 cm

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    Kim Paquet
    Kim Paquet

    Kim Paquet

    Regular price $80.00
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    Relief from Home Square Hoops Earrings made from steel, patina, varnish and sterling silver.

    6 x 6 x 0.1 cm

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    Kim Paquet
    Kim Paquet

    Kim Paquet

    Regular price $90.00
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    Relief from Home Asymmetric Industrial Earrings made from steel, patina, varnish and sterling silver.

    5 x 3.5 x 0.1cm

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    Kim Paquet
    Kim Paquet

    Kim Paquet

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    Relief from Home Oval Industrial Earrings made from steel, patina, varnish and sterling silver.

    6 x 4 x 0.1 cm

     

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    Expressed in my intuitively created work is my understanding of the importance of living in the present, accepting one challenge and moving forward- a process, which is equally as important as the end result. Through its creation, this series was inspired by the idea of facing trauma and the changes it causes. This is the big, scary truth about trauma: There is no such a thing as ‘’getting over it.’’ The reality is much bigger: a major life disruption leaves a new norm in its wake. To preserve or present things as normal, healing from trauma is not a papering-over. It is to acknowledge and wear your new life with a new understanding. I transformed founded material and steel sheet with the intention of bringing up to life a function of self-expression for me, as a maker, as well as the wearer by giving them a totally new form.

    This pandemic provokes a global effect on our life, and we are all learning to navigate through this new normality. Abruptly graduated from a Bachelor in fine art, I found myself working at home in a small space using limited tools and materials which restrained my practice. Aspiring to find a perfect balance between my art jewelry and everyday-wear jewelry practice, it was primordial for me to present myself with this range of work. Inspired by my art pieces, my limited-edition production provided me enough joy and relief in the past weeks to face this erratic and unpredictable period.