The Carrotbox Jewellery Blog
South Korea's Jaewon Paek explores the relationship between wind, suffering and the energy harnessed from hardship with the "Wind Power" collection.
Ring-Free Thursday: Japan's Asuka Shimada.
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.
Unspooling ribbons of red and silver by Belgium's Simone Dourado.
The UK's Laura Bangert is a visual artist who "produces shape and structure which is complex, irregular and human."
These almost rhythmic rings by Paris-based Japanese jeweller Yukie Shirakawa are inspired by waves and seashells.
Ring-Free Thursday: Taiwan's Lune D'eau (Ann Shen).
Bold, multilayered, geometric rings by Australia's Nicholas Pelekis.
The UK's Lindey Tydeman uses a combination of a knitting technique, electroforming and natural oxidation to achieve that fine texture you see above.
Geometric rings 3D-printed in organic plastic by Lucero Wearable Art (Spain's Giselle Ciardullo).
Greatly ape-reciated: rings by Estonia's NEMWALTZ (Erle Nemvalts).
Ring-Free Thursday: Florida-based Hew Jewelry (Nanette Pengelley).
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."
Lovely enough for your walls but small enough for your fingers: enamel painting rings by Germany's Jutta Klingebiel.
Germany-based Chinese jeweller Zhipeng (Zabel) Wang wants to know: which label are you?
What better follow-up to Wednesday's comb rings than this brush ring?
Ring-Free Thursday: Japan's Kikonoma.
Some comb-endable work in horn and resin by Spain's Ignasi Cavaller.
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!
Rings from Japan's Tocohana, featuring a modern take on the traditional craft of Kanazawa foil.
Sculpture in miniature by Bosnian jeweller Benjamin Kavazović.
Ring-Free Thursday: Germany-based Ukrainian artist Oles Tsura.
While he does make interesting rings...
...I encourage you to check out Spain's Esteban Erosky for his illustrative enamelwork.
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!
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."
Ring-Free Thursday: Australia's Concrete Jellyfish.
All the best colours, in solid or mixed glass, from Japan's Moku.
"Fusion of metal and form" (and interesting form at that) from the Netherlands' Carmen Vollebergh.
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.
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.
Ring-Free Thursday: Germany's Alena Willroth.
Japan's Yukari Adachi seems to work in dualities and contrasts, with each piece having a counterpart either in the collection or within itself.
Hot tip: check out Toronto's Studio Orobica (Lena Binnington) for this "Probe" fingertip ring.
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!
Porcelain "Eternity" and "Cameo" rings by Australia's Cita Daidone, who puts a touch of the Victorian in her sculptural pieces.
Ring-Free Thursday: Japan's Kei Goto.
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.
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).