Blog > March 2023
These silver and cactus-skeleton rings by Dutch jeweller Sophie van Dooren represent her feelings of fragility amid a world full of threatening natural phenomena.
There's a lot of heart-shaped jewellery out there but what about the lungs, brain and stomach? Sweden's Lotta Snijder uses metals and 3D-printed plastic to "playfully reflect the inside of our bodies" and celebrate "the magic of our organs."
Mexico's Gabriela Sierra mixes quartz, glass and semiprecious stone to create simple but impactful statement rings.
I'm also a big fan of her earrings!
These handwoven bead rings are elevated by the addition of chains an uncommon combination that I absolutely love!
For the rest of the collection, whose colour palette I could live in, visit Oregon's A Nod To Design (Wenjing Yang).
Big gems! Bright colours! Beads and granules! Meet Italy's BOHO gioielli.
Level, Tokyo air, and air + oil rings, all in acrylic, by Japan's Hideto Hyodo. He doesn't limit his work to jewellery, so go check out his other cool acrylic designs!
Animal Kingdom: porcelain portrait rings featuring Princess Cottontail, Little Lord Crispin and others, from the UK's Hop Skip & Flutter.
These handbag and character rings by South Korea's Cho Young-sun are part of larger body of delightful illustrative metalwork. Like these:
These rose solitaires...
...and this faux lipstick ring set are the brainchildren not of a jeweller but of an art director: Japan's Yuni Yoshida. Visit her gallery for lots of fun commercial photography:
I love these glass rings with their quiet colours, simple designs and icy aesthetic, by Japan's tiinei.
Turned wood spinning-top rings (or are they UFOs?) by Germany's Theresia Brandner.
Greek jeweller Antria Prasinou is inspired by Kandinsky's assertion that "everything starts with a dot."
Chinese jeweller Yu Tan subtly rebels against standards of beauty by encasing gems in wireframes of mismatched "cuts."
Kinetic moon phases ring and solar system ring with interchangeable tops from "The 25th Hour," a collection by UK-based Dingyuan Liu.