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Friday, May 20, 2022

Brazil's Ana Calbucci combines polymerclay, tourmalines, glass and metal to create rings that look like they were formed naturally in the caves of some fantasy land.

Thursday, May 19, 2022

Ring-Free Thursday: Japan's Miho Ishizuka.

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

For Ohio metalsmith Madison Egleston, "each day is a performance that requires a costume." Visit her site for the whole show, including her "Attenton Seeking Behavior."

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

You don't so much wear these rings as you let them slink elegantly around your fingers. "Exploring the elasticity of titanium" is Italy's Gi by Giselle (Giselle Effting).

Monday, May 16, 2022

"Candy Rings" by Spain's Manuela Romero. If you love the look of translucent resin, there's lots more in her gallery!

Friday, May 13, 2022

*faints dramatically*

Japan's 'un-D (Ryohei Hayasaka) left me awestruck with his intricately sculptural rings. Check out his work and then take a peek behind the scenes here.

Thursday, May 12, 2022

Ring-Free Thursday: South Korea's Han Eunji.

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

The world is but a ring-shaped canvas for Julie Faber's imagination. Check out the Netherlands-based artist for oversized painted textile rings, gems, bangles and more.

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Don't miss the full "3020" collection by Italy's Meristėma Lab (Annarita Bianco), featuring resin and ewaste that have become "artifact[s] from next millennium."

Monday, May 9, 2022

"They Have Their Own Ideas" woven linen rings by New York's Yayaand (Maya Rose Weiss).

Friday, May 6, 2022

Different looks, same designer: Czech jeweller Dana Bezděková.

Thursday, May 5, 2022

Ring-Free Thursday: Spain's Gemma Canal.

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Masterfully-cut metal from Japan's Itto Mishima.

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

We've seen rings made from recycled skateboards before, but this kicks it up a notch.

All rings above by Spain's Manufacturas Auténticas Xan.

Monday, May 2, 2022

Amphibians look particularly good in glass, especially in the hands of Japan's 39glasswork (Yasuhiro Kaneshiro).

Friday, April 29, 2022

Check out China's Shu Wang for sculptural, wearable art in numerous forms.

Thursday, April 28, 2022

Ring-Free Thursday: Japanese glass artist Baku Takahashi.

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

"Two Dots" rings and other fun goodies from Japan's Yaga (Yuko Yaga).

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Geometric illusions from Chinese jeweller Huai Ko Hsu.

Monday, April 25, 2022

I'm always a sucker for the simple pleasure of faceted glass. Rings above by Texas jeweller Kivi Rings and Things.

Friday, April 22, 2022

Wearable sculptures by Germany's Katharina Beilstein, who also makes shoes in a similar aesthetic — go check them out!

Thursday, April 21, 2022

Ring-Free Thursday: Japan's Tsububu.

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Maybe diamonds aren't forever. "How Much Time Have We Got" rings (actually made of crystal) by Estonia's Julia Maria Künnap.

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

"Knock Knock" ring by China's RonRon Studio (Xiaoqing Rong), inspired by "the solitude of the Covid pandemic."

Monday, April 18, 2022

It's amazing what a little colour will do...

...for pasta. Check out Chinese jeweller Qian Wang for more from the "I am not cooking pasta, I am making jewellery!" series.

Friday, April 15, 2022

These rings are a ring.

Visit UK jeweller Harriet Morris for these "Fantasy" rings as well as "pixellated" pieces in silver and gold.

Thursday, April 14, 2022

Ring-Free Thursday: Japan's Aya Iwata.

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Scallops and semicircles in ceramic from Heart Shaped Box (Marine Gautier of France).

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Japan's Papermake (Mamiko Matsubara) makes jewellery out of something or other.

Monday, April 11, 2022

"Despite" rings with real soil from Turkey's Deniz Turan.

Friday, April 8, 2022

[Oops, sorry for the very late post!] I want to live in the fantastical world of Chinese jeweller Boyang Teng.

Thursday, April 7, 2022

Ring-Free Thursday: Germany's Yiqing Cai.

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

It almost feels to me like Germany's Rike Bartels is drawing pictures with metal and gems.

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Japan's Kuuhaku Jewelry (Kae Hayashi).

Monday, April 4, 2022

For some English flower garden vibes, visit New York's Of Rare Origin, whose "Aviary Classic" ring (shown above with some earrings) was worn by poet Amanda Gorman during a certain inauguration in 2021.

Friday, April 1, 2022

The April Fool is me because, at first glance, I thought this was a ring.

Turns out it's a sculpture by talented Japanese metalsmith Taiichiro Yoshida, whose fantastic portfolio is full of works like the ones above.

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