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Thursday, May 31, 2018

Ring-Free Thursday: the UK's Holly Higgins.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Some wearable art from Ohio's Amanda Bergman.

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Scales of a different kind from Hungary's Varga Design (Gergõ Varga).

Also admiring:
Libra scales pendant by Oregon's Intricate Cuts.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Chloe Lewis is a UK jeweller whose pewter and resin pieces are "influenced by climate change." Visit her site to see the full collection!

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Rings by Russia's Goricina Glass seem to personify Arctic chill.

Also admiring:
"Ice" necklaces by Finland's Heli Kauhanen.

Monday, May 28, 2018

I always appreciate a good multitasker, like these asymmetrical heart rings that can also be worn as pendants. Also shown: nylon mesh "Tivoli" rings, all by Denmark's Lene Hald.

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Heart ring by Japan's Todos (Naoko Sakai).

Also admiring:
Rose gold heart locket by the UK's Otis Jaxon.

Friday, May 25, 2018

This "Unicorn" ring features a rotating top that lets you reveal different parts of the underlying colour palette, so you can change the look whenever you like!

For these and more, check out Greek jeweller Prigipo.

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The "Interlocking" ring by Ireland's NRollinson lets you swap out parts for a different look.

Also admiring:
Colour wheel pendant by California's Beijo Brasil.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Ring-Free Thursday: India's Metl.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Five in a Flash: Chains of Command
Above: Pyramid chain ring by UK- and Montreal-based Nagle and Sisters.

Two-finger box chain ring by Germany's Rebecca Wolf Design.

Opal chain ring by Japan's Cui-Cui.

White and rose gold chain rings by Japan's Ravie-a.

Oxidized linked chain ring by California's Sharon Z (Sharon Zimmerman).

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Russia's ГНИ СВОЮ ЛИНИЮ (Gni Svoyu Liniyu) is a whirlwind of spiralling rubber, geometric acrylic and colourful tubes.

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UK-based Brazilian designer Karla Saraiva is the queen of rubber.

Also admiring:
Rubber bracelet by Italy's BITwisted.

Monday, May 21, 2018

Glass rings with leather shanks by Spain's SIO2 (Tiziana Chiara).

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Fused glass and leather ring by Quebec's Bijoux Bella (Susie Chouinard).

Also admiring:
Leather and glass bead bracelet by Quebec's Viva Verre (Regine Leblanc).

Friday, May 18, 2018

UK artist Cara Budd is inspired by urban and architectural photography and the idea that "images only show parts of reality." In her stainless steel collection, images "become distorted in reflection of the investigation into how photography only captures parts of authenticity. The distorted and linear nature of the images creates depth in which you want to discover more of the image."

Bonus link:
Architectural steel and concrete rings by California's Zimarty.

Also admiring:
Necklace, inspired by a walk between buildings, by the UK's Karolina Baines.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Ring-Free Thursday: the UK's Nook of the North (Rebecca Clarke).

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The wood-and-resin trend is still going strong, and it's easy to see why. For these beauties, check out the Ukraine's OKTIE (Pavlo Parubochyi), who also makes wooden bowties.

Bonus link:
Wood-and-resin ring by Turkey's Hepsi Eşsiz.

Also admiring:
Wood-and-resin pendant by BC's SprucePark (Jacqueline Clark).

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Greek collective Odd Studio show off their "Silky Curves."

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String ring by KUFstudios (UK designer Kia Utzon-Frank).

Also admiring:
Thread ball earrings by Japan's Hirari - The Airy Jewelry (Saeco Kitagawa).

Monday, May 14, 2018

Black and white porcelain with enamel gold accents by California's Carbon Handmade (Jennifer Walker).

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Rings in black and white ceramic with gold from South Korea's Clabo.

Also admiring:
Black/white porcelain-and-gold earrings from Photyne of France.

Friday, May 11, 2018

Muted tones, organic shapes, scratched surfaces — and some earrings I couldn't help but add to the mix. Wishlist, meet Pennsylvania polymer clay jeweller Genevieve Williamson.

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Polymer clay rings by Mexico's Amano Crafts (Carla & Claudia Martín).

Also admiring:
Polymer clay earrings by Australia's Kelaoke (Kelly Chapman).

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Ring-Free Thursday: South Korea's Yejee Lee.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

"Simple Geometry" in wood and plexiglass by Greek jeweller Anastasia Manesi.

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Wood and plexiglass ring by Italy's MashUp Laboratory (Niccolò Corsi).

Also admiring:
Bamboo and acrylic earrings by Australia's Poschka Designs (Tina Hodder).

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

On the other hand (continuing from yesterday), circular and tubular can be plenty of fun, too, as proven by Brazil's Livia Velludo.

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Single ring, multiple circles by New Zealand's ZaZing (Nikki Tatter).

Also admiring:
"Lock & Key" earrings by Australia's Studio Brendon Collins.

Monday, May 7, 2018

Russia's Bélki asks, "Who said rings should be circular?"

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More 3D-printed cubes from Venezuela's Manoas (Melissa Santelmo).

Also admiring:
3D-printed "HyperCube" earrings by Texas collective Sacred Tribe.

Friday, May 4, 2018

Silk rings made in the style of traditional Japanese Kaga yubinuki, which were thimbles made from leftover kimono fabric. See more by visiting Singapore-based Asako Terrien of Arnaco.

Bonus link:
More Kaga yubinuki rings from Japan's Uotuki (or Uotsuki).

Also admiring:
Yubinuki earrings by Japan's Kinuka (Mafumi Ishihara-Burmester).

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Ring-Free Thursday: Sweden's Louise Stjernborg.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Quirk and colour from Czech jeweller Martina Singerová.

Bonus link:
Thread ring by the UK's Esther.M.McIntosh.

Also admiring:
Threaded pendants by Japan's Nosigner.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

A streamlined take on that gold-and-ceramic combo I love so much — in this case, fairtrade gold and zirconium oxide ceramics from Germany's Quite Quiet (Johanna Schoemaker & Jonas Buck).

Bonus link:
Porcelain ring by the Czech Republic's Harpie.

Also admiring:
Pearl earrings by New York's Honora
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