The Carrotbox Jewellery Blog
Tokyo-based Chinese artist Ren Junying's metalwork is elegant, refined...
...and sometimes funny.
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!
In "Memories of Tamshui," Nicole Bai preserves some of Taiwan's historic buildings in her own way via 3D printing.
Three very different styles of lampwork boro from one glass designer: Japan's Namiumi.
Some commanding pieces in the too-seldom-seen combo of resin and cement from Spain's Maria Suja (who is, unsurprisingly, an architect).
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."
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!
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.
Glass rings from Japan's Nonchi.
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!
Australian-based ceramicist Pilar Rojas defies porcelain's delicate image with these commanding clay rings.
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!
Toy jewellery from Spain's Rocio Finch will put a smile on your finger, if not on your face.
"Expectations" ring (or is it "rings"?) by German artist Natascha Frechen, who creates jewellery and objects in a variety of materials.
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.
"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!
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.