The Carrotbox Jewellery Blog
To call these "statement pieces" would be a statement of the under variety. Go feast your eyes on Brazil's Entre Cubos (Ingrid Rizzieri).
Ring-Free Thursday: Estonia-based Chinese jeweller Hansel Tai.
Australia's Emu Beads (Michele Bevis) is rhapsodic in blues.
Acrylic in barely-there colour to bold black & white by Paris-based Russian jewellers Alex+Svet.
Cast bronze "Megalith" rings by UK metalsmith William Romeril, who was "inspired by the neolithic dolmens and stone structures that dot the island of Jersey."
UK-based David Dong Ding gives us plenty to explore and this "Gift from Life" series, featuring optical fibers, is a brilliant place to start.
Ring-Free Thursday: Georgia-based Zihan Yang.
Glove ring, knuckle ring and more from UK-based Shuang Shuang Wang.
These polymerclay rings may be fun but the real stars of this collection are the earrings, which you can check out by visiting Florida's Gleeful.
These glass rings could not be simpler and yet I find them oddly intriguing. For more, see Japan's Printemps.
Israel's Anaelle Attab Azoulay explores balance, empty space and more through an interesting collection of rings.
Ring-Free Thursday: Spain's comoMATILDA (Jiyoon Hyun).
Italy's Marco Malasomma has a portfolio full of interesting rings...
...many of which come with ready-made displays or which can be folded down for easier storage!
If you ever want to start your own fairytale garden, Mexico's Elena López can get you started.
Glazed stoneware rings by Denmark's TRBL Studios.
Gorgeous, biotic, translucent resin ring and other objects by South Korea's Suebin Lee.
Ring-Free Thursday: Denmark's Femme & Fab (Anne Lahn).
I greatly admire this singular dedication to sliced glass bread. If you like yours with PB&J, go check out Colorado's Jimmy C Glass.
Kazakhstan's Svetlana Plotnikova is a potter who works in a folksy, illustrative style, making vessels and figures and the occasional ring .
Sleek glass rings, some inspired by petrified wood, by Oregon's Dijenaire Crijuan.
With her porcelain creations, Romania's Daniela Căţoi shows it's possible to improve on nature.
Ring-Free Thursday: Slovenia's Martina Obid Mlakar.
An eclectic array from Maryland's Margo Csipo.
Italy's Haywire Jewellery (Allegra Franziska Lipanje) takes you back to childhood with rings based on bubble wands, Rubik's Cubes, doll heads and more.
I guess Lithuania's Ernesta Statkute is a people person.
Chinese jeweller Xun Liu is all about storytelling, as evidenced by this amazing "Grandma" ring set, featuring a found fishing lure.
There's a lot more to see, so don't miss out on this highly creative collection.
Ring-Free Thursday: Pennsylvania's un/named (Silvie Altschuler).
Striking minimalist rings in metal and polymer clay by Greek jeweller AeraArtwear (Mika Kaskantami).
Tuesday Trio: rainbow rings by New York's Bianca Pratt...
...Spain's Wilhelmina Garcia (Rocio Canals)...
...and New York's Argento Vivo.
"Asket" rings in recycled silver and lab-created stones by Estonia's SOMA Jewellery (Sofia Hallik), with a "minimalistic and even brutal approach to stone setting."
This collection is pretty much the stuff of my dreams. Don't miss the necklaces, bangles and brooches go visit the UK's Natalie Jane Adams, originally from China.
Ring-Free Thursday: South Korea's Fruta.
"On the Road" rings in silver and nylon by Pennsylvania's Justine Marie Green.
With Easter around the corner, I've got pastels...
...and bunnies on the mind. Check out UK textile artist Sam Lane for a variety of interesting work.
Guess the inspiration!
It's the "Perfume" series by Japan's Acute Accent.
Some gorgeous rings in glass and shakudo (a gold and copper alloy) by Italy's Federica Sala, who may be my new favourite glass artist. Definitely check out the rest of her portfolio here's a sneak peek:
Ring-Free Thursday: Japan's Kochu Kochu (Yuuko Katayama).
Profiling rings (and more) from the "Dina" collection by France-based Mara Paris (architect Ayça Özbank Taşkan).