Blog > June 2020
If these rings were mine, I'd probably want to wear them all at once, too. I love what California's Harwell Godfrey (Lauren Harwell Godfrey) does with triangles and hexagons. A lot of her rings are posted in video format, so go check her out to see the rest...
...including this Black Onyx Heart pendant. 100% of the profits from the sales of this pendant will be donated to the NAACP.
Lovely combinations of faceted Corian and texturized silver by Australia's Lauren Trojkovic.
Brazil's Ara Vartanian is not here to play it safe.
Ring-Free Thursday: Germany's Christoph Straube.
Australia's I Am Rock (Peta Heys) makes intricately geometric statement rings that come inscribed with lines from famous poetry and other works.
Tuesday Trio: pretty in pinks, featuring California's Sierra Adair...
...Japan's Conoa (Akira Cono)...
...and California's Suzanne Kalan, who's a must-visit if you love baguette-cut stones.
Keum-boo rings by South Korea's Su Jeong Baek.
In "Keeping the 'Piece'," inspired by her "up-bringing in Derry and awareness of the divisions within surround communities," the UK's Niamh Duddy "created shapes, that when working together, find an equilibrium and work in unison to keep the 'peace' together."
Ring-Free Thursday: South Korea's Dong chun Lee.
While I love these rings...
...I'd be remiss if I didn't urge you to check out the fantastically bold earrings, all by New York's Beads Byaree (Areeayl Goodwin).
Colourful "Fruit Bijoux" (with interchangeable tops) and anodized titanium rings by Israel's Berenstein Jewelry.
The rings may be silver but the name is Oh My Gold! (French jeweller Cendrine Gady).
A glimpse into the making of this fabulous wood ring, which looks like it was inspired by 18th century European fashions. To see more dress rings, visit Russia's Redko Jewelry.
Ring-Free Thursday: New York's Roxanne Assoulin.
Upcycled plastic rings from the "Would You Like a Bag?" series by Romania's Sabina Dragusanu.
New York's Sewit Sium is not only a jeweller but an educator and believes that "adornment is not solely a marker of trend or wealth, but also a valuable educational tool, reflective of history, culture, tradition, and indigenous technologies." Her Harriet Tubman signet rings pay homage to the hero and are "a reminder for all warriors today that revolutionary change is possible to achieve through organized struggle."
These rings immediately made me think of Barbarella. Actually, they immediately made me think of the Barbarella movie poster, because that's really all I know about the film, which I imagine to be a lot of lasers and earth tones.
All rings above by Illinois' Limba Gal (Jeneba Koroma).
Sleek, stylish, Star Trek-y: titanium rings by Russia's Valeri Seredin.
Ring-Free Thursday: If you've donated and want some additional ways to show your support, you can direct more funds toward this essential organization through the official Black Lives Matter shop. If you'd like to donate to an organization here in Canada, check out this good list at the HuffPost.
I'm loving the colour palette (and the designs) over at Australia's Clay By Design, most of whose work actually consists of earrings.
These cool rings by South Korea's Sohri Yi are giving me Bauhaus vibes.
Italy's Federica Frassetto is recycling plastic bottles, one ring at a time.