The Carrotbox Jewellery Blog
"Offshoots" and other rings from Dutch jeweller Stefanie Verhoef.
Ring-Free Thursday: Germany's Julia Krämer.
Afternoon tea, anyone?
Or maybe dim sum is more your thing.
These may not be what you picture when you hear "quartz rings," but each piece is in fact made from aventurine quartz by Germany-based Mexican jeweller Susie Heuberger.
Today's hand is dealt by Japan's Cloud Jewelry.
Check out Japan's SJ Marks for adorable geometric characters...
...including plenty of amabie to ward off illness.
Ring-Free Thursday: soap chains by Netherlands-based Ayano Koda.
Wooden rings in perfect balance by Ukraine's Tanuk Dolotova.
I didn't want to wait until November 11 to post 11:11 so I went with 1/11, the next best thing. Rings and other pieces above by the brand's creator, Japan-based Ren Junying.
The blog is back for 2022! I'm going to kick things off with some colours that remind me of "hope," because 2022 needs it. Glass rings above by Japan's Glass Paku.
It's my last post of the year. I'm off for at least a couple of weeks but please come back in 2022 for more jewellery, more art, and the intersection thereof! Happy New Year, everyone!
Have a safe, happy holiday...
...and a wonderful new year! All rings above by Japan-based rea Creative Accessories.
From the "Vestigios" collection by Argentina's Olivia Slevin.
A girl's best friend is a bright, shiny di...nosaur, and Russia's SOF Jewel Creatures has them in spades.
Ring-Free Thursday: South Korea's Lee Najin.
The rings in this "Pump Up the Volume" series were inspired by music rather than images. To read and see more, visit Greek jeweller Joanna Grigoriou.
If you want to wear a candle ring but need something a bit more festive...
...Russia's Olya Pershukova and Max Vasiliev have you covered with this birthday version.
The Polska Traveller is Hong Kong jeweller Yeung Sau-lun, who started his line while an exchange student in where else Poland. His Herkimer diamond and other crystal/stone rings celebrate raw forms, "flaws" and all.
I just spent a good ten minutes surprised-Pikachu-ing my way through my records as I slowly came to accept that, no, I actually had never written a post on Masako Ban. That's prolific Japanese accessories designer Masako Ban, pretty much one of the OGs of modern acrylic jewellery. I mean, the woman owns acrylic.jp. So, this is me, doing what I thought I'd done years ago, almost two decades late. Please enjoy.
Ring-Free Thursday: Japan's Nan Jin.
Glass art rings by Japan's Kazuko Mitsushima.
Rings are just some of the things he does with books; to see more, go check out Belgian artist Peter Deleu.
These "Forget-Me-Not" rings represent a "feeling of nostalgia" and "fading and often distorted memories."
For more, including a series of "Wear Them in Stride!" signets, visit Hungary's Kövér Dóra Rea.
The rain is pouring, the sky keeps falling, but show me a good kinetic ring and it is on. Check out LoopA (Greek jeweller Archontia Vasila) for this "Seesaw" ring and other miniatures from the "Microcosmos of My Bench" collection.
Ring-Free Thursday: New York's Cathryn Jasterzbski.
Australia's Holliegraphic (Hollie Boslem) brings us cheerful gemstone rings that embrace "imperfectionism and organic form."