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Monday, July 4, 2022

Casting rice is no longer just a wedding activity. Cast rice rings by Argentina's Ana Pardon.

Friday, July 1, 2022

Japan's Mizuki Tochigi recycles plastic bottles into not just jewellery but a sensation — that of dipping your hand into cool, clean water.

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Ring-Free Thursday: Hong Kong's Polyhedron.

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Instant mood-makers by Italy-based Brazilian jeweller Claudia Cucchi.

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

In a reversal of the traditional ring, these rings focus all the reds, yellows and blues (and shades in between) solely on the band. The only spot without colour is the "gem" — a silver dot. For more, check out the "COLOURFOOL" collection by Germany's bKING Design (Bernadett King).

Monday, June 27, 2022

Minimalism with a bit of graphic punch from Spain's Elena Llargués.

Friday, June 24, 2022

I love the "meticulously crafted, easily worn" chain jewellery from Italy's Elena Lara (particularly the earrings, so go check them out!). Shown above are the "Rothko" and "Cross" rings.

Thursday, June 23, 2022

Ring-Free Thursday: Spain's Yaiza Rodriguez.

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

If you think these rings are architectural...

...you should see the construction beam-inspired brooches. All work above by Japan's Kou Shimizu.

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Soft-looking "Holi" rings made of embroidery thread, from Spain's Maria Barcelo.

Monday, June 20, 2022

UK-based Lareina Zhang explores order and precision in these gold-plated copper rings (and brooches).

Friday, June 17, 2022

From the "All is Vanity" series by Czech jeweller Adéla Schicker, these rings are "held together only by soap sheets" and designed to disintegrate.

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Ring-Free Thursday: Australia's Teegan Horat.

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Rings in cast metal and glass by Japan's Akane Sodani.

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Portugal's Lago Clay (Patrícia Lago).

Monday, June 13, 2022

Vibrantly sculptural rings from Czech jeweller Martin Grosman, who's known for his work with crystals.

Friday, June 10, 2022

A new dawn, a new day, a new era — a ring to remind you of what's yet to come. This "Optimism" ring, also shown with "Truth," "Wisdom" and "Karma," is from the Talisman series by L.A.-based Retrouvaí (Kirsty Stone).

Thursday, June 9, 2022

Ring-Free Thursday: Turkey's Isuwa Atelier (Didem & Snem Yildirim).

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Ring from the "Self Reflection" series by Taiwan's Molly Wu, who puts "little hidden messages in the reflection of the jewellery, only visible to the wearer when worn."

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Rings made from liquid Limoges porcelain, with gold, platinum and lusters, by Romanian ceramicist Ceramica de Soare (Narcisa Soare).

Monday, June 6, 2022

Friendly felines by Chile's Mestiza. Check out her other critters, too, from whales to dinosaurs.

Friday, June 3, 2022

I don't know if Mexico's Alberto Dávila is prone to exaggeration, but his rings certainly are — to great effect.

Thursday, June 2, 2022

Ring-Free Thursday: Poland's Klaudia Kaczmarek.

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

I love the colours on these rings, which are a collaboration between two Croatian artists: Ayelen (Martina Tompić), who did the metalwork, and Marinski Heartmades (Marina Marinski), who made the ceramic "cabs" (and also makes some gorgeous cups that are now on my wishlist).

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