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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Please note: the blog is on holiday but will return Monday, October 14th, 2019. Thank you and see you then!

Monday, September 23, 2019

This oh-so-Kyotoesque ring, made of wooden nails, was inspired by the red columns of the hall at Sanjusangendo temple. See the full collection by visiting Japan's Mineri Matsuura.

Friday, September 20, 2019

When not staging miniature cinematic scenes, Italy's Lunante revels in mixing various materials in their jewellery, from polymers to metallic powders to Armenian clay.

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Ring-Free Thursday: India's Manubhai Jewellers.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

While I love this ring that was "inspired by the stunning rock formation of the Giants Causeway" in Northern Ireland, I'm all about this jeweller's cow ear-tag earrings! To see, check out the UK's Kathryn Reid.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

It's a simple concept — single beads on straight wire — but the look is fresh and the cumulative effect even fresher. To see more, visit Japan's Jelma (Marika Mayanagi).

Monday, September 16, 2019

Check out Sweden's Dinea Design (Stefania Dinea), whose 3D printing work extends beyond jewellery and into architecture.

Friday, September 13, 2019

Portugal's Caio Mahin brings us — and I quote — "shady contemporary jewellery" for a little Friday fun.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Ring-Free Thursday: Germany's Steffi Götze.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

"Peking Opera" rings by Chinese jeweller Siting Zhan, featuring the vivid red and blue that are so prominent on its stage. Also see her Shanghai-inspired "Shikumen" series featuring wood, acrylic and photographs.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Could you wear this ring...

...without spilling it? What looks like some kind of cabochon ring is actually a "watering." Check out German jeweller Regina Rupp for more.

Monday, September 9, 2019

The way these rings are arranged reminds me of ikebana, but with jewellery. For more, visit Lebanon's Rosa Maria Jewellery.

Friday, September 6, 2019

I was going to say this ring could replace the flashlight during hours of under-the-bedsheets reading — but then I remembered that Kindle has already done that. In any case, this ring was actually inspired by the similarity between a jeweller's bench lamp and a human's finger joints. For more interesting work, visit Rhode Island-based Yimei Hu.

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Ring-Free Thursday: Japan's Arro.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Philadelphia's Philip Ambrose puts a spin on ye olde cut-out coin ring by adding a coloured backdrop.

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Kathy Kraus and the Irregular Polygons would make a great band name. Visit the German jeweller to view the full collection, featuring translucent agate and transparent stones.

Monday, September 2, 2019

Leather rings by Spain's Sabina Vargas, representing "an interaction between craft and industrial design."

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