The Carrotbox Jewellery Blog
I love glass tiles and I especially love that these ones are made from recycled windows. Rings above by Spain's (by way of Norway) B Glass.
It's hard to tell from the photo above but that palm ring isn't just stamped the little details are cut-outs.
For modern jewellery with a touch of quirk (like this necklace I couldn't resist posting), check out the UK's Lima Lima.
This "solitaire" ring really only scratches the surface...
...of a complex series focussing and expanding on chains. Go check out the cool work of UK-based Hungarian jeweller Veronika Fabian.
Statement Credit Card: whether it's this ring questioning the value of her education or the "February 30th" tag ring examining status, UK-based Wen Ju Tseng always gives you something to think about and look at, of course! Don't miss the rest of her interesting work.
Ring-Free Thursday: South Carolina's Katie Kameen.
I didn't think anything could draw my eyes away from a caged-skull knuckleduster that doubles as a pendant, but that is a seriously well-shaped pair of hands. For much more, including lots of organic enamel, see Russia's Semyon Starov.
Rings from the "Sensível" collection by Brazilian visual artist Fabiana Queiroga.
I'm back from holiday! If you're back here with me today, thank you! Let's get back into the swing of things with these woven wara (rice straw) rings from Japan's Hanasewara (Momoko Fujii), based on traditional wara art techniques.
Please note: the blog is on holiday but will return Monday, October 14th, 2019. Thank you and see you then!
When not staging miniature cinematic scenes, Italy's Lunante revels in mixing various materials in their jewellery, from polymers to metallic powders to Armenian clay.
Ring-Free Thursday: India's Manubhai Jewellers.
While I love this ring that was "inspired by the stunning rock formation of the Giants Causeway" in Northern Ireland, I'm all about this jeweller's cow ear-tag earrings! To see, check out the UK's Kathryn Reid.
It's a simple concept single beads on straight wire but the look is fresh and the cumulative effect even fresher. To see more, visit Japan's Jelma (Marika Mayanagi).
Check out Sweden's Dinea Design (Stefania Dinea), whose 3D printing work extends beyond jewellery and into architecture.
Portugal's Caio Mahin brings us and I quote "shady contemporary jewellery" for a little Friday fun.
Ring-Free Thursday: Germany's Steffi Götze.
"Peking Opera" rings by Chinese jeweller Siting Zhan, featuring the vivid red and blue that are so prominent on its stage. Also see her Shanghai-inspired "Shikumen" series featuring wood, acrylic and photographs.
Could you wear this ring...
...without spilling it? What looks like some kind of cabochon ring is actually a "watering." Check out German jeweller Regina Rupp for more.
The way these rings are arranged reminds me of ikebana, but with jewellery. For more, visit Lebanon's Rosa Maria Jewellery.
I was going to say this ring could replace the flashlight during hours of under-the-bedsheets reading but then I remembered that Kindle has already done that. In any case, this ring was actually inspired by the similarity between a jeweller's bench lamp and a human's finger joints. For more interesting work, visit Rhode Island-based Yimei Hu.
Ring-Free Thursday: Japan's Arro.
Philadelphia's Philip Ambrose puts a spin on ye olde cut-out coin ring by adding a coloured backdrop.
Kathy Kraus and the Irregular Polygons would make a great band name. Visit the German jeweller to view the full collection, featuring translucent agate and transparent stones.
Leather rings by Spain's Sabina Vargas, representing "an interaction between craft and industrial design."