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March 2013

Friday, March 29, 2013

There are no rings pictured above.

That's because these painted brass ring clusters are brooches! "Palingenesia" series by Spanish artist Edu Tarín.

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Thursday, March 28, 2013

Just like dresses of the era, this "Lace Deco" series features pretty beaded detailing. Rings by California's Grace Lee Designs.

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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Let's do a mid-week Five in a Flash, starting with this cool ring featuring an angular shank, from Missouri's Lex Camille Sova.


More angular shanks, this time with Hama beads, from Italy's Giulia Savino.


More angles (and a corner) by Rhode Island's Lusine Ovanesyan.


Another corner, pixelated, from Georgia's Kalin Asenov.


I can't even count all the angles and corners in these brass rings from Is Was + Will Be of Oregon.

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Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Enamoured with enamel? UK jeweller Scarlett Cohen French is; shown above are pieces from her Oval, Circle and Octagonal ring series.

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Monday, March 25, 2013

To fully appreciate the "New Nomads" series by UK artist Casey Fenn, you'll have to read all about it — but here's an excerpt: "The wearer plants the ring in their chosen location allowing it to biodegrade and germinate; leaving a hidden trace of personal remembrance that could surface and be found by future generations."

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Friday, March 22, 2013

These rings are titled, "Going to the festival / We were walking along peacefully when a gust of wind blew our hats off." Of course.


For a whole cast of characters and stories, visit the wonderfully whimsical world of Belgium's Karin Herwegh.

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Thursday, March 21, 2013

"Jewel or object?" That's the question posed by London-based Spanish artist Mireia Rossell, who manipulates 2D materials into 3D. (I think the answer is, "Yes, please.")

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Wednesday, March 20, 2013

While Brooklyn-based Seohee Koh does lovely work in gold and silver, I am (predictably) most drawn to her window-like, geometrically-patterned plexiglas panes.

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Tuesday, March 19, 2013

These erupting rings are an extension of larger sculptures from Polish-born, UK-based ceramic artist Aneta Regel Deleu. Visit her site to see the full series.

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Monday, March 18, 2013

While his "Grass Green Closet" jewellery label seems to be defunct, I still wanted to post his chunky rings, because it's hard to say no to a mustache like that. See more from Japanese artist Hidenori Ono (the site may be "Hiderino" but the name is "Hidenori") here.

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Friday, March 15, 2013

Time for Five in a Flash, starting with this pretty ring from Chinese artist Yu-Ping Lin's "Kyoto" collection, featuring the artist's own self-printed fabric.

Teeth — with braces! — by Rhode Island's Stephanie J. Kim.

"Sheet Rings" by Japan's Etsuko Sonobe.

From "Electric Dreams" by London's Scott Wilson for Aqua by Aqua.

"20 Centimeters of Snow" by Austria's Katie Gruber.


(As with all my posts, "Five in a Flash" features jewellers new to this blog. I list five in photo format, in lieu of the regular "bonus" and "even more jewellery" links.)

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Thursday, March 14, 2013

To say New Hampshire's Elise Moran has flower rings is an understatement. Even to say she has lilies and poppies and dogwoods and roses and mums and magnolias and thistles is an understatement, because she also has thorns and stems and trees and olives and cherries and tendrils and fronds.

Even if your favourite flower is no flower, she's got you covered.

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Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Attack of the Killer Flamingo! No, John De Bello hasn't become a jeweller. These CAD/CAM ring/bracelets are the creations of Philadelphia's Sam Gratz.

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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

What looks like eroded metal is actually an exploration of the exact opposite: organic growth. Rings by UK jeweller Rosie Breeden.

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Monday, March 11, 2013

I bet M. Night Shyamalan would love these. Rings, with a twist or two, from Poland's Fruit Bijoux.

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Friday, March 8, 2013

UK artist Mala Siamptani explores biological symmetry with "inner dettonations" [sic]. And that sound you heard? My eyeball detonations.

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Thursday, March 7, 2013


♪ The animals went in two by two ♪ ... except for the giraffes, because who couldn't use extra giraffes? Rings from the Noah's Ark collection by Sophie Louise Dunwell of the UK.

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Wednesday, March 6, 2013

These shapes aren't just inspired by nature — they're coloured by nature, too, in the form of dyed paper. Rings by Greek jeweller Silina Pandelidou.

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Tuesday, March 5, 2013

You don't have to be a rockstar to wear something by French jeweller Elise Dray but you... actually, scratch that. You do. You do have to be a rockstar. I mean, just look at them.

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Monday, March 4, 2013

Spring hasn't even yet officially sprung but Turkey's Mirenda Jewellery has me looking right past it to "Sweet Summer." (Of course, if you ask me, ice cream is a year-round food group!)

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Friday, March 1, 2013

Handmade, hand-painted and hands-down some of the sweetest rings around. Check out these porcelain merry-go-round animals and see if your heart doesn't Hop, Skip & Flutter (UK-based Thai duo Suree Wan & Jan Kae).

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