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Friday, May 25, 2018

This "Unicorn" ring features a rotating top that lets you reveal different parts of the underlying colour palette, so you can change the look whenever you like!

For these and more, check out Greek jeweller Prigipo.


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The "Interlocking" ring by Ireland's NRollinson lets you swap out parts for a different look.


Also admiring:

Colour wheel pendant by California's Beijo Brasil.

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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Ring-Free Thursday: India's Metl.


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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Five in a Flash: Chains of Command
Above: Pyramid chain ring by UK- and Montreal-based Nagle and Sisters.


Two-finger box chain ring by Germany's Rebecca Wolf Design.


Opal chain ring by Japan's Cui-Cui.


White and rose gold chain rings by Japan's Ravie-a.


Oxidized linked chain ring by California's Sharon Z (Sharon Zimmerman).


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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Russia's ГНИ СВОЮ ЛИНИЮ (Gni Svoyu Liniyu) is a whirlwind of spiralling rubber, geometric acrylic and colourful tubes.


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UK-based Brazilian designer Karla Saraiva is the queen of rubber.


Also admiring:

Rubber bracelet by Italy's BITwisted.

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Monday, May 21, 2018

Glass rings with leather shanks by Spain's SIO2 (Tiziana Chiara).


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Fused glass and leather ring by Quebec's Bijoux Bella (Susie Chouinard).


Also admiring:

Leather and glass bead bracelet by Quebec's Viva Verre (Regine Leblanc).

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Friday, May 18, 2018

UK artist Cara Budd is inspired by urban and architectural photography and the idea that "images only show parts of reality." In her stainless steel collection, images "become distorted in reflection of the investigation into how photography only captures parts of authenticity. The distorted and linear nature of the images creates depth in which you want to discover more of the image."


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Architectural steel and concrete rings by California's Zimarty.


Also admiring:

Necklace, inspired by a walk between buildings, by the UK's Karolina Baines.

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

Ring-Free Thursday: the UK's Nook of the North (Rebecca Clarke).


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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The wood-and-resin trend is still going strong, and it's easy to see why. For these beauties, check out the Ukraine's OKTIE (Pavlo Parubochyi), who also makes wooden bowties.


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Wood-and-resin ring by Turkey's Hepsi Eşsiz.


Also admiring:

Wood-and-resin pendant by BC's SprucePark (Jacqueline Clark).

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Greek collective Odd Studio show off their "Silky Curves."


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String ring by KUFstudios (UK designer Kia Utzon-Frank).


Also admiring:

Thread ball earrings by Japan's Hirari - The Airy Jewelry (Saeco Kitagawa).

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Monday, May 14, 2018

Black and white porcelain with enamel gold accents by California's Carbon Handmade (Jennifer Walker).


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Rings in black and white ceramic with gold from South Korea's Clabo.


Also admiring:

Black/white porcelain-and-gold earrings from Photyne of France.

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Friday, May 11, 2018

Muted tones, organic shapes, scratched surfaces — and some earrings I couldn't help but add to the mix. Wishlist, meet Pennsylvania polymer clay jeweller Genevieve Williamson.


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Polymer clay rings by Mexico's Amano Crafts (Carla & Claudia Martín).


Also admiring:

Polymer clay earrings by Australia's Kelaoke (Kelly Chapman).

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Thursday, May 10, 2018

Ring-Free Thursday: South Korea's Yejee Lee.


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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

"Simple Geometry" in wood and plexiglass by Greek jeweller Anastasia Manesi.


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Wood and plexiglass ring by Italy's MashUp Laboratory (Niccolò Corsi).


Also admiring:

Bamboo and acrylic earrings by Australia's Poschka Designs (Tina Hodder).

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Tuesday, May 8, 2018

On the other hand (continuing from yesterday), circular and tubular can be plenty of fun, too, as proven by Brazil's Livia Velludo.


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Single ring, multiple circles by New Zealand's ZaZing (Nikki Tatter).


Also admiring:

"Lock & Key" earrings by Australia's Studio Brendon Collins.

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Monday, May 7, 2018

Russia's Bélki asks, "Who said rings should be circular?"


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More 3D-printed cubes from Venezuela's Manoas (Melissa Santelmo).


Also admiring:

3D-printed "HyperCube" earrings by Texas collective Sacred Tribe.

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Friday, May 4, 2018

Silk rings made in the style of traditional Japanese Kaga yubinuki, which were thimbles made from leftover kimono fabric. See more by visiting Singapore-based Asako Terrien of Arnaco.


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More Kaga yubinuki rings from Japan's Uotuki (or Uotsuki).


Also admiring:

Yubinuki earrings by Japan's Kinuka (Mafumi Ishihara-Burmester).

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Thursday, May 3, 2018

Ring-Free Thursday: Sweden's Louise Stjernborg.


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Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Quirk and colour from Czech jeweller Martina Singerová.


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Thread ring by the UK's Esther.M.McIntosh.


Also admiring:

Threaded pendants by Japan's Nosigner.

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Tuesday, May 1, 2018

A streamlined take on that gold-and-ceramic combo I love so much — in this case, fairtrade gold and zirconium oxide ceramics from Germany's Quite Quiet (Johanna Schoemaker & Jonas Buck).


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Porcelain ring by the Czech Republic's Harpie.


Also admiring:

Pearl earrings by New York's Honora.

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Monday, April 30, 2018

Rings by the Romanian team of Ioana Streza & Alex Burlacu, aka Contemporia.


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Glass cylinder ring by Khadija van Horn at Kenya's Re:wake Design.


Also admiring:

"Purple Pandemonium" cuff by Angel K. Jewelry of Greece.

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Friday, April 27, 2018

Patinated pups and more from French jeweller Ambroise Degenève.


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Pug face ring by Japan's Brands.


Also admiring:

One of 50 breeds of dog pins by Seattle's Haleyanne (Haley Land & Leanne Clarke).

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Thursday, April 26, 2018

Ring-Free Thursday: Japan's ON (Yuka Okamoto & Airi Niitsuma).


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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

The UK's Grace Du Prez prefers the hand-held route when it comes to 3D printing. Visit her gallery of 3D printing pen projects, including these rings.


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3D-printed floral ring by the Netherlands' Studio ePosh (Elleke van Gorsel).


Also admiring:

3D-pen-printed pendant by the UK's Becky Hanney.

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Maybe we should switch from calling them ON/OFF to ON/NO. No? Whatever you think, check out Japan's Daquise for fun metalwork, including this switch series.


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Circuit board rings by Maryland's Circuit Breaker Labs (Amanda Preske).


Also admiring:

Electric plug pendant from New Jersey's Exo Jewel.

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Monday, April 23, 2018

Shells and seaweed sourced from Scotland and Okinawa, encased in clear resin or pretty pinks and blues, by UK-based Ley Tea.


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Shell and seaweed-like ring by Japan's Beachy Treasures (Maiko Sugihara).


Also admiring:

"Seaweed" earrings by Washington, DC-based Denisa Piatti.

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Friday, April 20, 2018

Let's call these bar-knuckles.

All rings above by Pennsylvania's Ally Schito.


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Barnacle ring by Rhode Island's Andrew Haviland.


Also admiring:

Barnacle hoop earrings by the UK's Charlotte Rowenna.

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Thursday, April 19, 2018

Ring-Free Thursday: Germany's Kristina Schwab.


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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Believe it or not, some of those rings above are made of fabric.

To find out which, and to see what inspired this square ring (if you haven't already figured it out!), visit Turkey's Feyzal Baykut.


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Fabric ring by Portugal's Silvia Louro Santos.


Also admiring:

Textile necklaces by Sweden's Karin Gyllerfelt.

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Clay, resin and lots of raw crystal — welcome to the world of the UK's Feaver and Dust.


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Crytal and copper ring by Utah's Erica Claflin.


Also admiring:

Raw topaz pendant by Louisiana's Leda Jewel Co.

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Monday, April 16, 2018

SO. CUTE. Check out Japan's Merfleurage for namidama (a blend of the Japanese words for "tears" and "beads"), both in ring form and in forms like this:


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Glass candy drop rings by Japan's Heavenly Drops Studio.


Also admiring:

Teardrop earrings by Japan's Karaski.

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Friday, April 13, 2018

Sometimes, "cool" is the only appropriate word. If you like clean lines, sharp edges and a fusion of geometric forms, don't miss out on Mexico's Iker Ortiz.


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"Cubist" ring by California's Vina Shih.



Also admiring:

Earrings by Utah's Anvil & Agate.

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Thursday, April 12, 2018

Ring-Free Thursday: California-based Wan Hee Cho.


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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

From hard white LEGO to natural flowers to a place somewhere in between, rings by Denmark-based Dani Mlynáriková of Yayo Design.


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LEGO ring by Hintlab of France.


Also admiring:

Floral pin by Japan's TNC Flower Accessory (Tomoko Nakagaki).

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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

I love the art of kiriko (cut glass), most often used to create drinking vessels. But Japan's Heroomtage Bijoux has just put my kiriko covetousness into overdrive with these gorgeous glass rings! Check out their site for nice metalwork, too.


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Another glass kiriko ring by Japan's Seto Kiriko.


Also admiring:

Kiriko pendant by Japan's Tokoba (Kohei Kobayashi).

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Monday, April 9, 2018

Possibly the ne plus ultra of tree rings, by Russia's Vlad Glynin. If you love glamour, be sure to check out his "Prosecco" ring, too.


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Woodland stump ring by BC's Urban Alchemy (Briana Mercier).


Also admiring:

Cherrywood pendant by Ohio's Meredith S. Tibjash.

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Friday, April 6, 2018

Glass, stained: I love these rings with dreamy smudges of colour by Japan's Aya Uemura.


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Glass rings by Japan's Babi Glass (Masami Ikeda).


Also admiring:

Agate and glass earrings by Germany's Carolin Denter.

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Thursday, April 5, 2018

Ring-Free Thursday: New York's Benjamin Kellogg.


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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Are you sensing a pattern? New Zealand-based South African artist Paul Harris is making a ring a day in 2018, and these are some of the results.


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Asanoha pattern "Miki" ring by Australia's Amy Louise.


Also admiring:

"Moonlight" earrings by French jeweller Amy Gattas (Amira Gattas).

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Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Geometry, asymmetry, bezels and black — just some of the elements that make up the distinct look of Colorado's Tuggle Designs.


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Black diamond bar ring by Ontario's WJewellery (Wouter Van der molen).


Also admiring:

Diamond bar necklace by New York's MaGal Jewelry.

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Monday, April 2, 2018

These rings are both an homage to kintsugi (the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with golden lacquer) and an exploration of "the taboos surrounding mental health." To read more, visit the UK's Eleanor Kerr-Patton.


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Kintsugi-inspired "Mistakes are Gold" ring by Egypt's Mona Bizzari.


Also admiring:

Kintsugi heart necklaces by New York's Ken Thibado.





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