Blog > June 2019
The UK's Fern Robinson quite literally captures the explosive fun and energy of childhood by embedding crayon shards in resin.
Check out her site for more, including the interactive "PLAY" collection.
Ring-Free Thursday: the Czech Republic's Šárka Schmelzerová.
Crystals so pretty, they deserve to be worn and framed. Rings by Bulgaria's Kenna.
These drapey rings likes scarves for your fingers were all sculpted from single pieces of silver by Sweden's Sara Robertsson.
That engraved Florentine finish gives these rings a special touch that I just love. See Connecticut's Devon Woodhill (Melissa Levy) for the whole collection.
A few years have passed since I first came across this jeweller but I almost neglected to post her work due to a misspelled (by me) bookmark tag. See, spelling matters! Luckily, something else led me to revisit Hungary's Sapi Szilágyi.
Ring-Free Thursday: Italy's Primordiale (Eleonora Tonini).
There's a neat-and-tidy factor to these rings that appeals to me. Plus, who knew widening a hexagon would give it so much new life? To see more, check out New York's Montmorency (Maddy Kebedjis).
I don't know why I love seeing wax ring models so much, but I do.
To see how the rings (and these cute little clothes) turn out in metal, visit Japan's Mino Silver.
These imaginative rings aren't merely kinetic but also acoustic! Check out Thailand's Happies (Stamp Sangsuk-iam) for clapping hands, a cat that "purrs," a cake that whistles "happy birthday," and more.
Ring-Free Thursday: Tatjana Giorgadse of Georgia (the country).
Japan's Beau Blue (Masumi Uno) makes what look like fairytale rings come to life.
Neutral, minimalist, yet striking pieces from Japan's ILF Jewelry.
When I was making glass rings, people sometimes asked me if it were possible to set diamonds in glass. This probably isn't what they had in mind, but it's one solution from Japan's Húgming.
Australia-based Chinese designer Xiaohui Yang makes the kind of jewellery you really need to experience first-hand but, as I'm an ocean away, I'll have to make do with these still images. You can, however, check her page for some videos.
Above: her "Self-Portrait Machine."
Russia's Olga Oborotova uses air bubbles to her advantage in these pretty, refreshing glass rings.
A mix of new and vintage glass from Japan's Titti (Ai Aoki).
From one iconic Japanese triangle...
Mount Fuji, onigiri (rice ball), and other rings from Japan's Sii Etoile.