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Thursday, June 30, 2016

Ring-Free Thursday: the UK's O.YANG (Octavia Xiaozi Yang).

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Can you guess the inspiration?

It's right there in the photos: paper! Japan's Momoko Kumai also works with paper — check out those sculptural pieces on her site.

Bonus link:
Paper ring by Washington's Stormy Day Crafts (Kelly Haynes). This one glows in the dark.

Also admiring:
Paper and silk brooch by the UK's Patricia Lip.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Hearts, rainbows, strawberries and paper boats — sounds like the potential for cute overload, but Argentina's MiaView (Maria Ines Adrover) keeps things cool in black and white acrylic.

Bonus link:
White acrylic cat ring by Jule et Lily of France.

Also admiring:
Felted white bunny necklace by Hong Kong's Cissy Pixie.

Monday, June 27, 2016

Some noisy rings from Italy's Digital Handmade (Alessio Rocchi).

Bonus link:
Etched ring with human words from Japan's Moira (Yuko Watanabe).

Also admiring:
Stamped phrase cuffs from the Netherlands' Anna + Nina.

Friday, June 24, 2016


...than enough... keep you busy...

...all weekend. Set aside some time for Thailand's Try Me Accessories.

Bonus link:
A much more subtle swan ring from French jeweller Res Mirum (Aurélie Weck).

Also admiring:
Hand-drawn swan necklace by the UK's Enchanted Nymph.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Ring-Free Thursday: Estonia's Nils Hint.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Ohio's Hannah Thees named her shop Spoons & Such, then delivered on that promise. Check out her site for lots of recycled spoon jewellery and... such!

Bonus link:
Owl spoon ring by Seattle's Kimberlin Co. (Eric Kimberlin).

Also admiring:
Spoon unicorn necklace by California's Silver Spoon Jewelry (Jennifer Northup).

Friday, June 17, 2016

Please note:
There will be no post on Monday or Tuesday.
Next post will be Wednesday the 22nd. Thanks!

Oh, tin can rings, where have you been all my life? Living in the mind of Spain's Rubén Morales Sánchez, apparently.

Visit his site, Vacía la Nevera, for more!

Bonus link:
A non-tinned koi ring by the Ukraine's Lena Yastreb.

Also admiring:
Plastic soy sauce packet brooch by UK-based Italian jeweller Lieta Marziali.

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Ring-Free Thursday: the Czech Republic's Benu Made (Pauline Hagan).

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

I guess daddy hasn't taken away her T-Bird, because these rings are fun, fun, fun. Check out the colourful world of Spain's La Vidriola (Pablo Nieto & Blanca Calabuig).

Bonus link:
Another candy ring (with scoop!) by the UK's GiraffesKiss.

Also admiring:
Ring-pop brooch by New York's Jazzelli Designs.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

This isn't your grandmother's—scratch that, this isn't your mother's mother. No. I meant, this isn't your mother's pearls. That is, it's mother of pearl, not pearl of your mother, your mother's mother, or any other mother. But if you'd like it to be, just visit Japan's Kunimoto and ask for the "Jewel-3D Raden" collection.

Bonus link:
Double nest ring with black pearls by North Carolina's Linda Azar.

Also admiring:
"Nacre" earrings by Georgia's Olivia La Selva.

Monday, June 13, 2016

Let's pretend it's still sun-day! Above: "Sun Goddess" ring by California's Amy Waltz.

More sun rings by Illinois jeweller Avrocomy (Allison Jenetopulos).

Bonus link:
Black sun ring by Greek jeweller My Kosmima (Gianna Pappou).

Also admiring:
"Hot Stuff" cuff by Virginia's Drift/Riot.

Friday, June 10, 2016

Have an adorable weekend thanks to ringmyday (Chinese designer Qihui "Cheese" Chen).

Bonus link:
More cute stackable animals, this time in wood, by Bulgaria's Stefana Dineva.

Also admiring:
Cute plexijewels by UK-based iloveyoujewels.

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Ring-Free Thursday: Latvia's Jelizaveta Suska, based in Sweden.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Brass and salt rings by Spain's Adriana Díaz H.

Bonus link:
"Salt" ring by South Africa's Of the Water Jewelry (Christina Van Der Merwe).

Also admiring:
Salt and pepper diamond earrings by California's Variance Objects (Nicole Rimedio).

Tuesday, June 7, 2016



Ice cream.

All signs point to this jeweller hailing from somewhere with a warm climate, but it's actually the work of British jeweller Lee Renée.

Bonus link:
Double ice cream cone ring by California's Chloeography (Chloe Ching).

Also admiring:
Pineapple necklace by Lily Garden of France.

Monday, June 6, 2016

The first piece above may not be a ring but I wanted to show how detailed some of Jen Ricketts' hand-pierced work can be as she recreates scenes from around England. Her silver skyline, created as a gift to Queen Elizabeth, should not be missed!

Bonus link:
Beefeater ring from the UK's Love Hearts & Crosses.

Also admiring:
London skyline necklace by the UK's Mona Mara.

Friday, June 3, 2016

I'm very behind in posting this ring. How behind? An entire generation...

...of phone. What you're looking at is "The Galaxy Ring," created by UK-based Vann Kwok in collaboration with Samsung for the Galaxy S6 Edge.

Bonus link:
Vinaya's wearable tech ring also connects to your phone — via Bluetooth.

Also admiring:
Sense-enhancing wearable tech from Portugal's Lucas Teixeira.

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Ring-Free Thursday: Denmark's Annette Dam.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

I've been sitting on these for almost a year hoping for some more info, but I can't wait any longer. Please just go and marvel at California's Concave Oblivion.

Bonus link:
Tooth ring by Australia's Renata Fojtikova.

Also admiring:
Orthodontic brace earrings by Maryland's Bracket Ears
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