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Friday, February 26, 2021

Floral "diamond" rings in silver by South Korea's Sejin Jeong.

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Ring-Free Thursday: amazing agate from Germany-based Spanish designer Empar Juanes Sanchis.

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Fresh looks in recycled acrylic from Serbian studio Pamela Coromoto (named for an imagined muse).

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

These rings perfectly capture that birthday cake, party hat, paper streamer feeling that we've been missing since, oh, say, March 2020 or so. For more, check out New York's SusanaLand.

Monday, February 22, 2021

Rings, in an array of natural materials including horse hair, shell and wood, from Russia's Korzh Studio.

Friday, February 19, 2021

Galaxy beads are a common type of boro glass bead because the swirling colours can often resemble nebulae in outer space. But I don't know that I've ever seen anything quite as galactic as these stunning pieces from Russia's Rubino Oro (Marina Fo). Her lampwork rings, beads and pendants seem to encompass not only clouds of gas and dust but entire planets and solar systems.

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Ring-Free Thursday: Taiwan's Yu Tseng.

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Some domestic delights from Spain's Mercè Bruguera.

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

This isn't a group of porcelain rings. It's a "flock."

Just ask UK jeweller Pauline Edie, who also works with recycled silver and gold.

Monday, February 15, 2021

Which came first, the chicken or...?
Trick question: rings always come first.

If you like exuberantly colourful, playful jewellery, check out Russia's Baraaashka (Anna Barannikova).

Friday, February 12, 2021

"Lovesick" and other rings from California's Rachel Quinn.

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Ring-Free Thursday: Sweden's Sanna Wallgren.

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Complex colours in glass by Japan's Monado (Naomi Nakamura).

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

The UK's Michelle Currie is a "science artist + jewellery designer" who creates ferromagnetic pieces using "a unique blend of iron sands from Scottish beaches, iron shards and iron oxide powder together with an epoxy to create a static sculpture that outlines the invisible magnetic field lines acting on the physical matter."

Monday, February 8, 2021

Ring from Chinese jeweller Hanyu Zhao's "Secret Garden," full of "plant-like creatures that have their own identities."

Friday, February 5, 2021

These cool rings are made of resin — and CD-ROMs...

...but what I especially love are the 3D-printed chains from New Zealand's Maca Bernal.

Thursday, February 4, 2021

Ring-Free Thursday: Finland's Saimij.

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Created by Russia's Maria Mironova, this skull, quail egg and crystal knuckleduster represents "fragility and strength"...

...while this one was born of a more practical concern, like how to eat when your hands are dirty or occupied.

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Just some of the many rubber rings from Brazil's designTUN.

Monday, February 1, 2021

Inspired by Buddhist philosophy and the "impermanence of reality," the UK's Ruhong Chen created this gold ring that reveals itself as the outer layer of talc wears away. Check out her site for more conceptual series, including some nice work with pearls.

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