Blog > November 2019
Tidiness, minimalism and parallelism with good flow: these rings give me the same satisfaction I get from looking at raked Japanese rock gardens. To see more, visit Dutch jeweller Cécile van Eeden.
Canned seafood rings from Japan's Nature Technicolour, purveyors of (mostly) scientific capsule machine toys.
A ring from the toothpick series by Japan's Makiko Mitsunari...
...who also has a cool "Mineral Brooch" collection.
A wide range of inspiration, from Moscow architecture to Japanese fashion design, informs the cool, futuristic work of Russia's Roskosh. There's a lot to explore, so go check it out!
Ring-Free Thursday: London-based Spanish jeweller Marian Ripoll.
The unabashedly colourful glamour of New York's Taffin (James de Givenchy).
This cup may not runneth over literally, but it sure does figuratively (and exquisitely). Check out the "Elsewhere" ring by New York's Henry & Hodu.
I'm drawn to these abundant stacks of silver but most of this jeweller's work actually showcases bright, cheerful colours in enamel. To see those, visit Italy's Cristina Grabar.
From ephemeral smoke rings to rings that are deliberately "hard to wear," Georgia-based Mechasposada (Maria Mercedes Posada) serves up a variety of conceptual work that plays with your notion of what jewellery is.
Ring-Free Thursday: Russia's Irina Shturkina.
If you could put anxiety on a ring, these near-bursting balloons would be it for me. And yet, I like it. For more cool work, check out Clova Jewellery (the UK's Clova Rae-Smith)
Pieces that interlock...
...and interplay, by Japan's Shuji Suko.
Is this what they mean when they say a circle is made up of arcs? Rings above by Japan's Unik.
If there were an award for Most Ingenious Use of an Opal, wouldn't it be fitting that a ring named "A.I." would win it?
Check out the UK's Caiyang Yin for interesting pieces featuring untraditional materials, including mop fibers and Beats headphone wires.