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Thursday, November 30, 2017

Ring-Free Thursday: the Netherlands' Maria Cichy.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Germany's Nicola Heidemann says she is "not a creator" but "a collector," searching for inspiration in "what is developing during the permanent dialogue between nature and me."

Bonus link:
Pod ring with diamond, by South Africa's Carla Davis.

Also admiring:
Pod bracelet in bronze by Italy's Miriam Nori.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Argentina's Ximena Clavelli makes the cutest porcelain capybaras, anteaters and other creatures for your accessorizing pleasure.

Bonus link:
Anteater ring by Massachusetts jeweller Jamie Menczer.

Also admiring:
Capybara pendants by Japan's Rockgen (Mikiko Takahashi).

Monday, November 27, 2017

I've finally found it — the ring I want to be wearing when the singularity arrives. That double ring is perfect, and I have Brazil's Lyz Beltrame to thank.

Bonus link:
The UK's Kerv is a payment-enabled smart ring.

Also admiring:
Israel's Naomi Kizhner imagines futuristic jewellery that draws energy from the body.

Friday, November 24, 2017

♪ A-a-maaazing glass, how sweet the shaaapes... ♪
Japan's Sushi Katten (Mio Toyoda) hits the right note with her gorgeous glass rings — tons more on her site, so check it out!

Bonus link:
Bubbly glass ring by Japan's Glassfield.

Also admiring:
Glass earrings by Japan's Teftef.

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Ring-Free Thursday: New York's Michal Lando.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

The "Written in Stone" collection features raw stones set on top of (quite convincingly) painted structure paste. To see more, visit Hungary's Melancholia by ZsN.

Bonus link:
Raw lava stone ring by Iceland's Hrund Pálmadóttir.

Also admiring:
Raw stone necklace by New York's Anna Harper.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

(´•ω•`)     ◕‿◕     (•Θ•)     !!!
For more, including ♥ and ✿, check out Japan's Iroha.

Bonus link:
Cat-ears ring by Japan's MZ Collection.

Also admiring:
Bird and heart earrings by Spain's Materia Rica.

Monday, November 20, 2017

Glass rings by Japan's Noriko Herron.

Bonus link:
Boro glass rings by Japan's W tree.

Also admiring:
Glass pendant by the UK's CeeGee Jewellery (Carolyn Grant).

Friday, November 17, 2017

CatKe Design (Catherine Kearne) makes chunky resin rings in the official (in my mind) chunky resin ring capital of the world, Australia.

Bonus link:
Glitter resin flower rings by Lotusdevi Designs (Australia's Lisa Butler).

Also admiring:
Cast resin brooch by Ohio's Sherry Simms.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Ring-Free Thursday: Slovakia's Annamária Mikulik.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Israel's The Morning After (Shiran Shashua) plays with lines, both straight and arced.

Bonus link:
Arced diamond ring by New York's Aili Jewelry (Monica Ruzansky).

Also admiring:
Rope & arced brass bracelet by Switzerland's ArtyAri (Ariane Berton).

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Pretty porcelain petals from Denmark's Poporcelain (who also has porcelain pretzels).

Bonus link:
Porcelain rings with gold glaze by Iran's Banafsheh Saberi.

Also admiring:
Porcelain croissant necklace by the Netherlands' Vanrosa.

Monday, November 13, 2017

Lotsa dotsa from Spain's Eva Mendizabal Escolar.

Bonus link:
A stack of varied dots by Israel's Lily & Dahlia (Shimrit Zagorsky).

Also admiring:
"Happy Dots" bracelets by Sylvia Toledano of France.

Friday, November 10, 2017

From "Lily Pad Mouse: Experiment #2":

Observation Day: 15 9:27 a.m. The mice remain underwater for several hours at a time. While submerged, the lily pads deliver oxygen to their brains.

Do some observing of your own — check out the fantastic creations that come out of the brain of California-based Emily Cobb.

Bonus link:
Cast mouse-skull ring with snake by Maryland's Martha Rotten.

Also admiring:
Glass frog earrings by Japan's m-pool (more here).

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Ring-Free Thursday: Italy's Ruì Zeng.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

If you're a regular reader, you already know I am dying for these porcelain rings by Amber E Lea of Arkansas. Check out her site for more gold-dipped creations!

Bonus link:
Minimalist porcelain & gold from Serbia's Studio Glina.

Also admiring:
Porcelain & bronze pin by North Carolina's Janna Gregonis.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Rings from Sweden's Sägen, featuring the iconic ceramic designs of Stig Lindberg.

Bonus link:
More patterned ceramic rings from Australia's RJ Crosses (Rebecca Hayter).

Also admiring:
Marbled ceramic necklace by Pennsylvania's Soft Gold (Dianna Gendron).

Monday, November 6, 2017

And now a word or two from Pennsylvania's Caitlin Kelly McDonald.

Bonus link:
Wordy ring by Germany's Ariane Hartmann.

Also admiring:
Wordy pendant by Australia's Zoe Brand.

Friday, November 3, 2017

We've reached peak sweetness! Enter the delicately embroidered wonderland of Japan's Patterie (Rie Suzuki).

Bonus link:
Hand-stitched ring by Washington state's Namaste Embroidery (Jessica Long).

Also admiring:
Embroidered pins by Japan's Oriza Ishida.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Ring-Free Thursday: Japan's MalaNoche (Chisa Nakata).

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Adorable "Curly" and "Tape" rings by Japan's Ambiek.

Bonus link:
Crown ring by the UK's Jagga (Radha Jagga Mehta).

Also admiring:
Ribbon brooch by the UK's Linda Chu
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