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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Mythology, the occult and Russian criminal tattoos are just some of the many inspirations behind Italy's ELL.

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Gargoyle ring by California's 3 Rexes (Tara Greer).

Also admiring:
Talisman pendants by New Mexico's Aidan Wachter.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

The many layers of UK jeweller Linda Zelikovska.

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Some more layers from Argentina's Joyas Area (Andree Simoni).

Also admiring:
Layers of wall paint by Sweden-based Lithuanian artist Dovilė Bernadišiūtė.

Monday, February 26, 2018

Brass behemoths by New York's Talia Spielholz (the one on top features a sliding gem).

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Hammered brass ring by Méloumoi of France.

Also admiring:
Big brass earrings by Spain's Havana Flamingo (Russ Gordillo).

Friday, February 23, 2018

I just noticed that R2-D2 and Rick Deckard share the same initials. And either one of them could be the style inspiration for these sci-fi-esque, steampunk-y, industrial silver rings. For more, check out Ukraine's Gato Jewel (Yulia Gato).

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Droid ring by Geek-dot-Jewelry, aka Paul Michael Bierker of Pennsylvania.

Also admiring:
Blade Runner unicorn (in actual origami) by Missouri's Allegro Arts.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Ring-Free Thursday: Colombia's Julianezca (Juliana Molina Duque).

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Chunky spacer rings by the UK's Elisha Easterbrook, whose "Milk & Marble" collection features jewellery made of recycled plastic — like milk bottles.

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Square marbled ring from the UK's DipT.

Also admiring:
Marbled howlite earrings by Seattle's Morning Ritual.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Rocks, concrete... and the occasional touch of clear acrylic. For rings with a hard edge, check out Russia's Hard House.

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Faceted concrete ring by the UK's Petrichoralia (Esther Reil).

Also admiring:
Faceted concrete earrings by Hungary's AB Concrete Design.

Monday, February 19, 2018

Origami-inspired rings by Ukraine's Logvinenko.

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"Origami Love Cage" ring from Turkey's Her Story.

Also admiring:
Origami plywood earrings by the Netherlands' Studio Maas (Maartje Hermans).

Friday, February 16, 2018

Paging Balki Bartokomous — I need to get my happy dance on. If you like resin rings even half as much as I do, you need to check out Winnipeg's Rand Heidinger.

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Sparkly resin bands from Singapore's Aura Lights (Hui Kee).

Also admiring:
Resin necklace by the UK's Jess Collinge.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Ring-Free Thursday: the UK's Retrospective Jewellery.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Sleek, stunning rings by Lebanon's Aziz & Walid Mouzannar.

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Long sheath ring from Toronto's Hoi Bo (Sarra Tang).

Also admiring:
"Holly" pendant by New York's Dana Bronfman.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Anomalía is Argentine jeweller Macarena Noya's quest to "provoke a deviation as regards the anatomically normal, regular, natural and predictable." (If the site is down, try Instagram.)

Bonus link:
"Anomalous" ring by Gies Wynendaele of France.

Also admiring:
"Anomaly" brass earrings from India's ZeroKaata.

Monday, February 12, 2018

Paper rings by Italy's Quasi Caramelle (Mariolina Mascarino).

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Paper ring by Chile's Inu Origami (Sofía Bravo).

Also admiring:
Paper necklaces by Poland's Magic Suitcase (Magdalena Kościańska).

Friday, February 9, 2018

Gripped... with terror am I, as a bird-phobe. But even I can't not post (sorry, birds just put me in a double-negative mood) these cool pieces by North Carolina's Anna K Tink.

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Raven claw ring by Germany's Skeletos.

Also admiring:
Eagle claw pendant by Japan's Oz Abstract Tokyo.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Ring-Free Thursday: Spain's Chama Navarro.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Rings by Hungary's Kinga Horanyi, made of composites of her own creation.

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Another textured band by Montreal's RYHN (Kathryne Radburn).

Also admiring:
Neckpiece by the UK's Amy Gotheridge.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Reclaimed vintage "Kaleidotopia" rings by California's MWM (Megan West McHone).

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Vintage-inspired paisley ring by Ontario's Janice Hagey.

Also admiring:
Cuff made of reclaimed vintage car parts by Montana's You Got Mojo.

Monday, February 5, 2018

Romania's Utopic (Mona Vulpoiu) shows some Saint-Exubérance for the Little Prince.

Bonus link:
Little Prince ring by Quebec's Sterling Silver Art (Blue Crockatt).

Also admiring:
Little Prince pendant by France's Monnaie de Paris.

Friday, February 2, 2018

Romania's JULS (Teodora Rus) expertly balances and juxtaposes geometric forms to very pleasing effect.

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Geometric ring by the UK's Jodie Cheung.

Also admiring:
Geometric cuff by Portugal's NUUK (Paula Paiva & Joana Carvalho).

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Ring-Free Thursday: UK-based New Yorker Ashley Khirea Wahba.

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