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Friday, March 31, 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.

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

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."

Monday, March 27, 2023

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!

Friday, March 24, 2023

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).

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Big gems! Bright colours! Beads and granules! Meet Italy's BOHO gioielli.

Monday, March 20, 2023

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!

Friday, March 17, 2023

Animal Kingdom: porcelain portrait rings featuring Princess Cottontail, Little Lord Crispin and others, from the UK's Hop Skip & Flutter.

Wednesday, March 15, 2023

These handbag and character rings by South Korea's Cho Young-sun are part of larger body of delightful illustrative metalwork. Like these:

Monday, March 13, 2023

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:

Friday, March 10, 2023

I love these glass rings with their quiet colours, simple designs and icy aesthetic, by Japan's tiinei.

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

Turned wood spinning-top rings (or are they UFOs?) by Germany's Theresia Brandner.

Monday, March 6, 2023

Greek jeweller Antria Prasinou is inspired by Kandinsky's assertion that "everything starts with a dot."

Friday, March 3, 2023

Chinese jeweller Yu Tan subtly rebels against standards of beauty by encasing gems in wireframes of mismatched "cuts."

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Kinetic moon phases ring and solar system ring with interchangeable tops from "The 25th Hour," a collection by UK-based Dingyuan Liu.

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