Blog > August 2022
File this one under "Amazing."
These pieces are from "Six Steps to Make a Change," a series in which each ring represents one step in the process of recovering from substance addiction. See the whole project by visiting Rhode Island's Lauren DelBrocco.
These glass citrus rings (and earrings) might be even more refreshing than the real thing. Oregon glass artist Steve Hagan simulates the fruit so perfectly, you can practically taste it.
UK-based Christina Ng presents a "journey of a mineral from rough to facet," so you can admire the crystal in its raw and polished forms and phases in between.
What I first took for acrylic are actually "Fizzy" quartz rings meant to evoke carbonated water! These clear, bubbly beauties are from Japan's Natsuki Kanda.
Ring-Free Thursday: French jeweller Claire Wolfstirn.
Japan's Shinji Nakaba carves crystal, acrylic, shell and other materials into wearable sculptures. Check his gallery for a lot more skulls... and other body parts.
Until you see one being worn, it's easy to miss just how large the glass portions are in these awesome "Floral Bubble" rings by Hungary's Marta Edöcs.
These disposable straw rings by Italy's Linda Giacalone are a reminder of our current environmental predicament, but not without a little hope.
Some "Grain" rings from Serbia-based Niya Jewelry (Viktoria Kataeva)...
...whose gorgeous hand-painted brooches are well worth checking out!
Ring-Free Thursday: the UK's Sophie Filomena.
Rings from the "Horno" collection by Iran's XAVA Jewelry, named for the skylights seen in traditional Persian architecture.
Sigi Adelman signing in from Israel.
Turkey's Sibel Türkan.
Taiwan's Yi-Hsun Hsieh.
Ring-Free Thursday: Germany's Sophie Baumgärtner.
Silver "Growth" and driftwood "IMP" rings by Chinese designer Xiaotong Guo.
Japan's Takashi Kojima brings a new meaning to "wearing perfume" with this bottle ring.
Check out his other jewellery, including the many rings in his "Point" series.
Controlled chaos in enamelled copper by Japan's Ema Yamazoe.
The blog is taking a break this week but will be back next Monday! Hope to see you then!