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Friday, September 24, 2021

Wasanbon, yatsuhashi, mizuyōkan — those are just some of the delectable motifs used by Japan's Desicco, who miniaturizes Kyoto confections and turns them into wearable art.

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Ring-Free Thursday: Quebec's Anne-Sophie Vallée.

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Quick, someone invite me to an opening at an art gallery so I can wear something by Russia's Koókoozi (Anna Seredova).

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

A side of the solitaire we don't often see.

All rings above — and their playful settings — by the Czech Republic's kow (Jaroslav Kučera).

Monday, September 20, 2021

If you're supposed to accessorize for the job you want (that's how the saying goes, right?) and you have your sights set on "rock star," just turn to Australian designer Sumer Sayan and his label, Harlin Jones.

Friday, September 17, 2021

These flowers aren't just realistic — they're real. Hong Kong's Ohana encases dried pansies, hydrangeas and other species in clear resin, adding the occasional clear glass bubble to finish the piece.

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Ring-Free Thursday: Germany's William Rudolph Faulkner.

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Currently coveting: gorgeous gems in organic, asymmetrical settings by Japan's Myacale.

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

"The Golden Geezer," "The Schnozzer" and "The Thin Crying Eyes" combine in this so-called "mesmerising monstrosity" of a stacking ring set by the UK's Rat Betty (Millie Hand)...

...who makes "the type of pieces she'd always wanted to wear and [had] never been able to find."

Monday, September 13, 2021

Jamaica's The Artistic Mermaid (Anna-K Cuffe) promotes coral reef conservation — mostly through her large ceramic sculptures but also with these rings.

Friday, September 10, 2021

Brooklyn-based Japanese artist Tomoya Nakagawa blurs what line there is between nail art and jewellery.

Thursday, September 9, 2021

Ring-Free Thursday: South Korea's Saerom Kong.

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

These rings from Poland's Manufaktura Porcelany feature clean lines and (often) monotone colours that aren't typical of the porcelain rings I usually see. Check them out not just for their rings but also for their cool cups and mugs!

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

I love how some of these rings look like arenas — if they were standing on end and filled with diamonds instead of spectators. For more, visit Japan's Masahiro Nakata, who's inspired by "structure... and repetitive pattern."

Monday, September 6, 2021

Porcelain rings by New York-based Austrian jeweller Stephanie Dubsky, who forms and glazes each piece by hand.

Friday, September 3, 2021

Welcome to the neighbourhood. It's a little blackened, a little Bauhaus and all by Israel's Etay Malka.

Thursday, September 2, 2021

Ring-Free Thursday: the UK's Faye Hall.

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Every cloud may have a silver lining but the really good ones are adorned with chunks of raw amethyst.

All rings above by Israel's Sofi Goldberg.

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