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Friday, July 23, 2021

South Korea's Jaewon Paek explores the relationship between wind, suffering and the energy harnessed from hardship with the "Wind Power" collection.

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Ring-Free Thursday: Japan's Asuka Shimada.

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

If you think these rings have a certain Sottsass-esque flair to them, you may be right, as Russia's Kostra Design counts Italian object design among their influences.

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Unspooling ribbons of red and silver by Belgium's Simone Dourado.

Monday, July 19, 2021

The UK's Laura Bangert is a visual artist who "produces shape and structure which is complex, irregular and human."

Friday, July 16, 2021

These almost rhythmic rings by Paris-based Japanese jeweller Yukie Shirakawa are inspired by waves and seashells.

Thursday, July 15, 2021

Ring-Free Thursday: Taiwan's Lune D'eau (Ann Shen).

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Bold, multilayered, geometric rings by Australia's Nicholas Pelekis.

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

The UK's Lindey Tydeman uses a combination of a knitting technique, electroforming and natural oxidation to achieve that fine texture you see above.

Monday, July 12, 2021

Geometric rings 3D-printed in organic plastic by Lucero Wearable Art (Spain's Giselle Ciardullo).

Friday, July 9, 2021

Greatly ape-reciated: rings by Estonia's NEMWALTZ (Erle Nemvalts).

Thursday, July 8, 2021

Ring-Free Thursday: Florida-based Hew Jewelry (Nanette Pengelley).

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

The UK's Lauren Bell-Brown takes her inspiration from flowers, yes, but specifically from "the delicate florals and gilded covers of her treasured collection of Victorian books and their timeworn faded colours."

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Lovely enough for your walls but small enough for your fingers: enamel painting rings by Germany's Jutta Klingebiel.

Monday, July 5, 2021

Germany-based Chinese jeweller Zhipeng (Zabel) Wang wants to know: which label are you?

Friday, July 2, 2021

What better follow-up to Wednesday's comb rings than this brush ring?

These are all part of the found objects "Quarantine Jewellery" project by Hungary's Patrícia Harsány.

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Ring-Free Thursday: Japan's Kikonoma.

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Some comb-endable work in horn and resin by Spain's Ignasi Cavaller.

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

The material in these rings by Germany's Knete Kette may look like the foiled porcelain I'm so fond of posting, but it's not that kind of clay — it's polymer clay!

Monday, June 28, 2021

Rings from Japan's Tocohana, featuring a modern take on the traditional craft of Kanazawa foil.

Friday, June 25, 2021

Sculpture in miniature by Bosnian jeweller Benjamin Kavazović.

Thursday, June 24, 2021

Ring-Free Thursday: Germany-based Ukrainian artist Oles Tsura.

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

I love how this looks like a flame made of ash (but is actually a combination of metals, ink and Tyvek). For more, visit the UK's Gosia Róg, aka Haemia.

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

While he does make interesting rings...

...I encourage you to check out Spain's Esteban Erosky for his illustrative enamelwork.

Monday, June 21, 2021

Rings (and hairpin) from the "Rolling" series by South Korea's Jun Suk Min. Check out the gallery for photos of the pieces in progress!

Friday, June 18, 2021

Rings (and a bangle) from the "Pan" collection by Bosnian jeweller Iman della Luna. Inspired by local mountains, these pieces in wood, glass and plants contain "the spirit of the forest that you can wear close to your heart."

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Ring-Free Thursday: Australia's Concrete Jellyfish.

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

All the best colours, in solid or mixed glass, from Japan's Moku.

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

"Fusion of metal and form" (and interesting form at that) from the Netherlands' Carmen Vollebergh.

Monday, June 14, 2021

These rainbow rings were made with acrylic waste, using an adapted version of the traditional mokumegane technique.

Visit Spanish jeweller Yomisma Design (Yael Olave Munizaga) for more, like this anatomical heart inspired by the artist's own illness.

Friday, June 11, 2021

Greek jeweller Constantinos Papadoukas is not only prolific but also produces work in many diverse styles. Don't miss the rest of his jewellery, like the "Sacred Spaces" pendant series inspired by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Ring-Free Thursday: Germany's Alena Willroth.

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Japan's Yukari Adachi seems to work in dualities and contrasts, with each piece having a counterpart — either in the collection or within itself.

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Hot tip: check out Toronto's Studio Orobica (Lena Binnington) for this "Probe" fingertip ring.

Monday, June 7, 2021

As a certain never-nude's acting coach would say, throw these in a pot and baby, you've got a stew going. But don't really, because you'd be destroying the creative work of Italy's LaTalea, who turns vegetables and other plants into wearables.

While you're there, check out the leaf art!

Friday, June 4, 2021

Porcelain "Eternity" and "Cameo" rings by Australia's Cita Daidone, who puts a touch of the Victorian in her sculptural pieces.

Thursday, June 3, 2021

Ring-Free Thursday: Japan's Kei Goto.

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Korean artist Siiot mostly creates the kind of ceramic sculptures I imagine a fairy would keep in its home, but recently came out with these rings adorned with glass, gold and white gold.

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

It's the first of the month, so: "rabbit rabbit" for good luck, courtesy of Iranian ceramist Mahsa Razmavari (who has an adorable collection of plates and mugs).

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