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Friday, December 9, 2022

Tokyo-based Chinese artist Ren Junying's metalwork is elegant, refined...

...and sometimes funny.

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Missouri's Crown & Heart (Sara Kharatyan) is a maximalist when it comes to patterns but her hues tend to be more restrained, resulting in porcelain pieces that are bold but not too loud.

The earrings are the main attraction, so go check them out!

Monday, December 5, 2022

In "Memories of Tamshui," Nicole Bai preserves some of Taiwan's historic buildings in her own way — via 3D printing.

Friday, December 2, 2022

Three very different styles of lampwork boro from one glass designer: Japan's Namiumi.

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Some commanding pieces in the too-seldom-seen combo of resin and cement from Spain's Maria Suja (who is, unsurprisingly, an architect).

Monday, November 28, 2022

Papier-mâché rings from Italy's Michela Boschetto, born of "an intense desire for research and use of paper in all its multiple expressive possibilities."

Friday, November 25, 2022

From the ombré to the texture to the wool to the waves, I love everything about these 3D-printed rings by Spanish designer Eva Fortuño. Be sure to see the rest of the collection!

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Traditional Japanese yubinuki (thimble rings) by Morimoto Yubinuki (Michie Morimoto). These rings emerged during the Edo period as a way to use up leftover silk thread.

Monday, November 21, 2022

Glass rings from Japan's Nonchi.

Friday, November 18, 2022

These readymade "Say Yes" rings from Pennsylvania's Casey Newberg negate the commercialization of engagement rings via, ironically, commercialization. Be sure to see the whole collection!

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Australian-based ceramicist Pilar Rojas defies porcelain's delicate image with these commanding clay rings.

Monday, November 14, 2022

Belgian artist Lore Langendries made these leather and plexiglass rings that explore what it means to be a circle...

...but its her series of "Hide" pieces that I find really fascinating — go take a look!

Friday, November 11, 2022

Toy jewellery from Spain's Rocio Finch will put a smile on your finger, if not on your face.

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

"Expectations" ring (or is it "rings"?) by German artist Natascha Frechen, who creates jewellery and objects in a variety of materials.

Monday, November 7, 2022

Nothing like a little neon yellow to brighten your Monday, starting with Germany's Schmuque (Julia Münzing) above...

...a fine jewellery take from New York brand Marisa Perry (designer Douglas Elliott)...

...and this polymer clay ring by Italy's Nobi (Noemi Bizzocchi)...

...whose Lego earrings are an additional source of colour therapy.

Friday, November 4, 2022

"Extended Touch" and "Touchometre" rings from Australia's Vivien Bedwell, who "endeavours to interpret the different spaces and environments experienced through her eyes" and who's motivated by an interest in "the participatory aspects of objects and the spatial complexities surrounding the human body." Visit her gallery for many more interesting pieces!

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Athens-based Irina Kalintzaki's take on the Greek evil eye is less "rings of blue" and more Everything Everywhere All at Once and complements her clean, graphic style.

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