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September 2017

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Ring-Free Thursday: Monochromatiques (Isabelle Chen of France).


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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

I more than love these glass water bubble rings by Singapore's LOV+ (Lovynn Kan).


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Tiny gumball globe ring by the UK's Xerces Art (Helen Tait).


Also admiring:

Glass ball necklace by South Korea's Studio Hx3 (Helena H. Helena).

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Japan's Mokujinken has some fun with wood (see more on the Tumblr).


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I love the shade of these wood rings by Finland's Hanna Kaketti.


Also admiring:

Wood and metal necklace by California's Michael Rybicki.

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Monday, September 18, 2017

Ring posted backside-first because that's my favourite part of this piece by South African native Ruan Basson. His "Monolith" ring is "a visual representation of masculinity and the social stigmas associated with its ideals."


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Faceted men's rings by Australia's Rugged & Refined (Jenna Love).


Also admiring:

"Thor's Hammer" necklace by Toronto's Armed (Desiree Girlato).

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Friday, September 15, 2017

These ceramic rings by Spain's Unai Cariñena are based on beans or seeds, which the artist calls "mechanisms of life" (especially fitting in my mind, as they reminded me of mitochondria!).


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Stackable "bean" ring by New York's Apoptosis NYC.


Also admiring:

Personalized jelly bean necklace by the UK's Molly Brown.

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Thursday, September 14, 2017

Ring-Free Thursday: Japan's Kanoe (Hiroyuki & Orie Murase).


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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Some sweet & simple glass from California's Grayc Glass (Courtney Gray).


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Seaglass rings from Washington state's West Coast Sea Glass.


Also admiring:

Twotone glass earrings by Finland's Nina Lehos.

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

One for you...

...one for your bike.

One for you...

...one for your bike. Washington state's Art by Winona (Winona Johnson) makes jewellery for people and their two-wheelers.


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Ring inspired by air movements when biking. By Wisconsin's Amanda Lavonne.


Also admiring:

Bike rider earrings by Sweden's Morbid & Jolly (Sofia Hovemyr).

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Monday, September 11, 2017

3D-printed "Polyps" rings by Japan's Jewelry Studio Shima.


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Japan's id.arts shows how to make a 3D-printed flower vase ring.


Also admiring:

3D-printed pendant by Cutarena (Japanese designer Tatsuya Narita).

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Friday, September 8, 2017

Hamburger ring!

And for the vegeterians, veggie burger ring!

And for the washokuterians, onigiri burger ring!
New York's Nadine Ghosn knows how to make jewellery that really hits the spot.


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Onigiri ring by Japan's Coqu/Usagiuma Maho (Maho Satoh).


Also admiring:

Onigiri earrings by Vancouver's Kizuna Accessory.

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Thursday, September 7, 2017

Ring-Free Thursday: Rhode Island-based Molly Palecek.


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Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Matches? Cork? If you're ever lost and cold in the wilderness, Portugal's Leonor Silva would be a great person to have around. If you're not convinced, just check out her "Survival Kit" collection.


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Candle ring by Belgium's Yannick De Witte.


Also admiring:

Matchstick earrings by Greek jeweller Fotini Krinaki.

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Porcelain rings by Stook, webshop of Dutch designer Mianne de Vries.


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Clay ring by Sisgu (New Brunswick-based artist Valerie Jean).


Also admiring:

Ceramic pendant by Ireland-based Yasha Butler.

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Monday, September 4, 2017

These ring renderings make me feel more like I'm meeting a new species than I am looking through a designer's portfolio. (If they start squirting ink, someone call Amy Adams.) For more, check out Pennsylvania's Samantha Steele.


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3D-modelled "Architects" ring by Austria's Eva Tucek.


Also admiring:

CAD-designed necklace by Pennsylvania's Erin O'Boyle.





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